Gov. Beshear says more than 50 people likely died from the tornado that ripped through western Kentucky.
I-65 closed in both directions near Outer Loop after power lines fell.
NWS says there are reports of a large tornado in Bowling Green, reports of another in Taylorsville.
There have been some reports that some cell phone towers have been knocked out, which could create communication issues.
Supercell that weakened picks up again in counties south of Louisville.
Heavy rains coming down in Louisville. Other waves of storms coming in with a cold front are still out to the west. They could be hours away.
Much of Kentucky and Southern Indiana was expected to be in for a long night as Friday stretched into Saturday as a severe storm system moved through the region.
The system, which reportedly spawned at least one tornado in other parts of the South and Midwest, was forecast to bring a threat of damage to the area through the early hours of the morning
The system, which reportedly spawned at least one tornado in other parts of the South and Midwest, was forecast to bring a threat of damage to the area through the early hours of the morning.
Here are the latest updates:
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2:30 a.m.: Power outages in Louisville
Almost 900 customers were without power in Jefferson County just after 2 a.m., LG&E’s outage map showed.
Statewide, LG&E was reporting more than 20,000 customers without power, including many in western parts of the state.
1 a.m.: ‘Loss of life expected” in western Kentucky, KSP reports
“Loss of life is expected” in western Kentucky amid reports of extensive storm damage, Kentucky State Police said in social media post just before 1 a.m. Saturday.
11 p.m.: Storm damage reported in Mayfield, Kentucky
Comments from officials and local media reports indicated the town of Mayfield, Kentucky, and nearby areas suffered damage from a reported tornado late Friday.
The impacts include, according to reporters in western Kentucky, damage to the Graves County Courthouse.
Graves County and Mayfield “have been hit really hard,” Gov. Andy Beshear said in a video posted to social media.
“This is going to be some of the worst tornado damage we’ve seen in a long time,” he said.
9 p.m.: Kentuckiana under tornado watch
Much of Kentuckiana, including Jefferson County, was set to be under a tornado watch from Friday evening until at least 3 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said.
A tornado watch means conditions indicate tornadoes are possible.
Tornado warnings, which indicate a tornado has been sighted or indicated by weather radar, were issued in other parts of Kentucky late Friday and early Saturday.
Localized flooding was also possible, National Weather Service meteorologists said earlier Friday.
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