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NWS confirms 3 tornadoes in central Virginia

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that 3 tornadoes struck Central Virginia on Thur. June 16.

The first struck Fluvanna and Goochland Counties with 75 mile per hour winds around 6:35 accompanied by 3 inch size hail causing significant damage.

The path of destruction was about 2 and a half miles long 75 yards wide.

The tornado was recorded as an EF-0.

A second EF-1 tornado was confirmed in Goochland County with 95 mile per hour winds at 23 miles in length and 150 yards wide striking at 7:05 p.m..

A third EF-0 tornado was confirmed in Goochland Fluvanna Counties as traveling approximately 24 miles in length and 75 yards wide.

That tornado recorded high winds at 75 miles per hour.

As many as 16 homes were damaged with widespread power outages.

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