Saturday tornado in Hampton caused more than $360K in damages

Posted at 4:24 PM, Jan 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-14 16:24:31-05

The EF-0 tornado that hit the Fox Hill area of Hampton on Saturday caused more than $360,000 in damages, with one city-owned building and three single-family homes taking the biggest hits, the city announced Tuesday.

The tornado hit at about 3:50 p.m. and created a path 1.25 miles long and 75 yards wide. The National Weather Services believes the winds were between 75 and 80 miles per hour.

The three single-family homes that were damaged are located on Fox Wood Lane, Todds Lane and Cabell Lane with respective damage costs of $13,280, $4,462, and $21,300.

The city-owned building that was damaged is located at 100 Grundland Road. Structural damage is estimated at 95% and a cost of $9,300.

A city-owned radio tower in Grandview lost equipment and had other damages expected to cost $7,000 to $10,000.