Tornadoes reported in Isle of Wight, Southampton Co. on Tuesday; Tree falls on home

Posted at 2:57 PM, Sep 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 23:36:27-04

WAKEFIELD, Va. - The National Weather Service in Wakefield report that two tornadoes hit the area Tuesday night.

According to NWS, a tornado touched down in Isle of Wight County and Southampton County.

Around 10:33 p.m., an EF-0 tornado touched down in Southhampton County with max winds of 75 mph. It snapped many trees along Black Creek Road and caused damage to three outbuildings. NWS reports a large tree also fell on a home, causing significant damage.

There were no injuries or deaths reported from the tornado.

Shortly after at 10:56 p.m., another EF-0 tornado touched down near the intersection of Five Forks Road and Blue Ridge Trail in Isle of Wight County. NWS reports it traveled quickly to the northeast for several miles, before lifting near Orbit Road.

The tornado snapped many trees along its path and destroyed a carport. NWS reported no injuries or deaths.