Tornadoes confirmed in northern VA from Thursday’s storms

Two tornado warnings with to confirmed tornadoes… one EF-0 and one EF-1, occurred last Thursday as a line of thunderstorms moved through central Virginia. Jason was out to document the flooding, but he found himself going after the tornado-warned storms as daylight faded. In the end, he got close, but he did not end up seeing a tornado.

The report: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/lwx/events/20110310tor.php

The description:

…TORNADOES CONFIRMED IN BEALETON VIRGINIA AND CHANTILLY VIRGINIA…

LOCATION…BEALETON IN FAUQUIER COUNTY VIRGINIA
DATE…MARCH 10 2011
ESTIMATED TIME…617 PM TO 620 PM EST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING…EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED…90 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH…75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH…4 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON…38.5750N / 77.7605W
ENDING LAT/LON…38.6189N / 77.7013W
* FATALITIES…NONE
* INJURIES…NONE
* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT
TO CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND
PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM DATA.

 


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