tornado West Liberty To Receive $30M In Aid By Josh James • Feb 11, 2013 WEST LIBERTY, Ky. - Gov. Steve Beshear and U.S. Representative Hal Rogers are promising residents of West Liberty $30M in aid to help them rebuild after 2012’s deadly tornado. Emergency Responders Put to Test in Tornado Exercise By Brenna Angel • May 18, 2012 LEXINGTON, Ky. - “Help me!” “Can anybody hear me?” It was a worst-case scenario at the VA Medical Center on Leestown Road in Lexington Thursday. An EF-5 tornado destroyed the hospital, leaving wounded patients crying for help. President Declares Kentucky a Disaster Area By Associated Press • Mar 7, 2012 LOUISVILLE, Ky. - President Barack Obama has declared a disaster area in Kentucky, releasing federal funding for people in seven counties affected by last week's tornadoes and severe storms. Tornado Warning Issued For Fayette County By Alan Lytle • Feb 29, 2012 The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a TORNADO WARNING for Fayette, Clark, and Madison Counties until 1:13 p.m. A TORNADO WATCH is effect for the WUKY Listening Area until 6:30 p.m.