Suffolk suffers damage after tornado warning

Suffolk suffers damage after tornado warning
Downtown Suffolk County sustained damage after tornado warning. (Source: WVEC)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WWBT) - Parts of Suffolk suffered damage from a possible tornado as Tropical Storm Isaias made it’s way up the coast.

City officials say the possible tornado touched down around 3:45 a.m.

In downtown Suffolk, trees were ripped to shreds as well as multiple homes, businesses and a fire station were damaged.

Downtown Suffolk sustained damage after tornado warning.
Downtown Suffolk sustained damage after tornado warning. (Source: WVEC)

Many streets are blocked by downed trees and power lines.

At least 6,000 people are without power in the area.

No injuries were reported.

The county has opened an emergency shelter.

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