stormCHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (1/11/20) — While typical January expectations are snow and cold weather, this morning's weather system, while not unusual, spawned possible tornadoes or storms resulting in damage for residents in Christian County. Several doppler radar indicated tornado warnings were issued this morning across western Kentucky.

National Weather Service in Paducah reports a team plans damage surveys after today's severe weather event. Currently, tornadoes have not yet been confirmed by weather experts.

There are three areas with reported storm damage across Christian County and one area in Todd County, according to a NWS report. The survey team is assessing damage in Marshall County today.

Hopkinsville Electric System and EnergyNet crews were out working early to restore power to nearly 2,000 homes on the northwest side of Hopkinsville.

City officials indicated two main TVA power lines went down as a result of the storm. Several poles in the area were snapped or leaning over that have to be replaced.

HES reported crews hope to have all power restored this afternoon.

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