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Weather service confirms 3 Northern Neck tornadoes

Clouds form in Sharps, VA on June 18 near where a confirmed tornado was later reported. (Source: Bryan Parr) Clouds form in Sharps, VA on June 18 near where a confirmed tornado was later reported. (Source: Bryan Parr)
RICHMOND CO., VA (WWBT) -

The National Weather Service confirms Thursday night's storms on the Northern Neck included three tornadoes.

Preliminary reports from the weather service found three weak EF-0 tornado touched down in Lancaster and Richmond counties. 

Essex, Lancaster, Mecklenburg and Richmond counties were under a tornado warning Thursday evening after a trained spotter reported a tornado in the western portion of the Northern Neck. The storm knocked down trees and wires in the Naylors and Newland area.

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All of the tornadoes had winds up to 80 mph. There was no structural damage caused, but some tree damage, the weather service said.

The first tornado hit between 8:45 p.m. to 9:05 p.m. near German's Corner in Richmond County and cut a 5 1/2 mile long path around 100 yards wide.

The second tornado hit in the Ivondale are between 9:28 and 9:38 p.m. It cut a path three-miles long and 50 yards wide.

The third confirmed tornado was in the Monaskon area of Lancaster County between 9:47 and 10:06 p.m. It cut a 50 yard wide path for 3.8 miles.

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