National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

May 12, 1978
Counties:  Butler, Warren
F-scale:  F2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  400 yards
Path length:  15 miles
Time:  9:45pm
Grazulis narrative:  Moved east-northeast from six miles south of Morgantown near KY 79, damaging or destroying three farm homes and fifteen barns.
Notes:  A home was moved off its foundation and lost a wall on "Guy Hadley" (Hadley Shearer?) Road.  Trees were uprooted and a car was lifted and spun around.
Noted discrepancies:  This tornado is not included in the SPC database or at the NCDC website (despite listing 32 tornadoes elsewhere across the country that day), but is listed in Storm Data and Grazulis.  The Bowling Green newspaper said the damage occurred around 10:30pm.