NWS confirms another tornado in Virginia

The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed at their website that an EF-0 tornado struck Rockbridge County Fri. May 6.

Strong straight line winds were reported with an EF-0 tornado embedded in them.

The winds struck just south of Fairfield Virginia and ran northward for a little more than a quarter mile ending north of Fairfield.

Winds were recorded at 85 miles per hour at the beginning dropping to 70 then to 60 miles per hour at the end of the path.

Damage occurred to the siding of a church and several barn outbuildings along with uprooted or broken trees along the path.

No injuries were report in the winds.

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NWS confirms tornadoes in Fairfax County

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that an EF-0 tornado touched down Thursday Mar. 31 in Centreville.

The rating EF-0 is the lowest on the scale of intensity.

The touchdown lasted maybe a minute as the tornado went approximately 240 feet traveling east to west.

The tornado uprooted about 15 pine trees near Cub Run Elementary School.

No damage was observed by the NWS to nearby residences or structures.

Many of the trees were uprooted, snapped at the base or twisted 10 to 15 feet up as the tornado left the ground.

Another EF-0 tornado was than recorded at Tyson’s Corner damaging two gas stations at Chain Bridge Road.

No injuries were reported in either incident.

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NWS confirms a tornado touchdown in VA.

ABC News reports that the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed Thurs. a tornado did touch down in Carroll County Virginia.

The EF-2 tornado struck Wed. night Mar. 23 at 9:45 leaving an almost 2 mile long 125 yard wide path in the county.

Winds were clocked at 122 miles per hour fortunately no injuries were reported.

The tornado did damage two homes and snapped trees.

Approximately 650 people were left without power in the wake of the storm in the Gladesboro area.

Citizens are reminded to take tornado warnings seriously and seek shelter when they are issued.

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