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A cold front approached the region on the afternoon and evening of Sunday July 2. Ahead of the front, a moist and unstable airmass combined with fairly strong wind shear aloft for this time of year. Numerous showers and thunderstorms developed in this airmass, including some supercell structures. Overall, two EF- 1 tornadoes touched down across central and east central Kentucky, as well as numerous wind damage reports across the area. A few instances of large hail up to the size of golf balls were also reported. This webpage is under construction, so check back frequently for updates.

Two NWS Louisville damage surveys were conducted after the July 2, 2023 storms. Results of the surveys found two EF-1 tornadoes touched down across east central KY, in addition to numerous reports of wind damage across the region.
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