Nat'l Weather Service: EF-0 Tornado Confirmed in Loudoun County, VA

Published 05/16 2014 08:05PM

Updated 05/16 2014 08:17PM

MIDDLEBURG, VIRGINIA (WHAG) - When all the heavy rain was falling Thursday Night into Friday Morning, we're now learning a tornado touched down in Loudoun County, Virginia.

According to the National Weather Service in Baltimore/Washington, D.C. it happened around 3:30 A.M. Friday Morning about 3 miles East of Middleburg, Virginia.  They say, after results of looking at the past Doppler Radar Images, Local Storm Reports and a Damage Survey conducted by National Weather Service Employees, they indicated some tree damage that is consistent with an EF-0 Tornado, which has winds anywhere between 65 to 85 miles per hour.

The damage was found along Sally Mill Road and Light Horse Court, east of Middleburg.  National Weather Service Meteorologists found large trees that were uprooted in different directions, along with large branches snapped or twisted.

More details on the tornado will come from the National Weather Service early next week.

Stay with WHAG: Your Local Weather Leader for more information as we receive it.

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