Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear speaks with the resident of a home on Old Mayfield Road that was destroyed on Friday, March 3 by a tornado in the Freemont area of McCracken County. The EF-2 tornado touched down late Friday morning, and damaged 68 homes, according to a tally Beshear gave Sunday, March 5 as he visited survivors and assessed the damage.

FREEMONT, Ky. — The EF-2 tornado that ripped through southern McCracken County on Friday, March 3 measured nearly two football fields wide and featured winds of up to 125 miles per hour, according to official estimates.

Despite its size and the 68 houses damaged — some of them destroyed — no one reported injuries.

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