Storm Near Virginia Community Confirmed as Tornado

September 30, 2010

The National Weather Service says a storm that damaged a shed and trailer and knocked down trees near Machipongo was a tornado.

Weather service meteorologist Mike Montefusco told The Virginian-Pilot that the F-0 tornado left a path of damage about 30 yards wide and a quarter of a mile long as it moved through the area Monday afternoon

One person was injured.

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