(WWBT) - The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down on Thursday afternoon near Irvington in Lancaster County, Virginia.
The EF-1 tornado is estimated to have had a maximum speed of 90 mph.
According to the NWS:
NWS reported that there is damage to the hospital in the area, along with numerous trees down.
Lancaster County officials confirmed four areas of debris in the towns of Kilmarnock and Irvington:
- Rappahannock General Hospital in Kilmarnock had window damage and a partial collapse of the E.R. roof
- St. Francis Catholic Church on Route 200 has tree debris, but the building is believed to be in good shape
- About a half dozen trees down on King Carter Drive
- Damage along Salem Road in Irvington
Bon Secours said in a statement that "there was no extensive damage" at the hospital. "Lancaster County emergency staff are currently on the scene assessing the situation. Patient care was not compromised at any time during today's weather-related event."
Lancaster Director of Emergency Services Wally Beauchamp says there are no reports of injuries.
There were about 3,400 homes in the county that are without power.
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