2 confirmed tornadoes from last Friday’s severe storms in Central Va.
Both tornadoes were reported as EF-0
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - With 16 tornado warnings issued last Friday across central Virginia during the late morning and into the afternoon, damage survey teams with the National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes.
Both tornadoes were EF-0′s.
The first tornado report came out of northern King and Queen county and tracked north into Caroline county. The path stretched 2.8 miles.
The National Weather Service reports that the tornado tracked north along North Root Swamp Road and uprooted trees and snapped tree limbs. The tornado struck a farm in Tignor in Caroline county at the intersection of Sparta Road and Tignor Road.
Several outbuildings were heavily damaged and one silo was damaged along with 3 tractors. The tornado dissipated just north of the farm.
The second confirmed EF-0 tornado was out of Dinwiddie County:
Peak winds were 50-55mph. Survey teams with the National Weather Service found a snapped cedar tree and broken limbs along Ridge Road just south of Route 40. Much of the area is highly wooded and inaccessible.
Friday afternoon in southern Dinwiddie county, Austin Evans shared this video of a funnel cloud from the tornado-warned storm:
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