Tornado Causes Structural Damage in Henderson County

Published 08/18 2014 12:09AM

Updated 08/18 2014 12:20AM

Record rainfall throughout the Tristate and a tornado touches down in Henderson county. Henderson Emergency Management are on the ground assessing the damage caused by that tornado. It touched down just after 5 p.m. this afternoon. There's no word yet on it's scale but, it caused significant damage including knocking down a tree that blocked a roadway. Structural damage was also reported at a home in the 4000 block of Pleasant Valley Road near Robards. One homeowner, Chris Hartman describes the damage the storm caused to his property.

"We have about seven planks of my fence that was blown away. Some just down and others away. There's some across the street in the bean field. And then we had two 2 by 4's that were actually stuck in the side of my house. Went through the wall", Hartman said.

There were no injuries reported in tonight's storm.

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