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NWS confirms a tornado in Bedford County Virginia

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that an EF-2 tornado touched down in Bedford County.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) reports that 35 structures received varying levels of damage.

Fifteen of those 35 structures were homes with three of those structures being destroyed.

Two minor injuries have been reported with county officials calling some of the damage catastrophic.

Total path of destruction is estimated to be over 6 miles long with a width of 330 yards.

Winds reached up to 135 miles per hour with the storm tracking in a north northeasterly direction from 7:25 to 7:36 a.m. May 27.

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