NWS Confirms Friday Tornado in Fredericksburg, Virginia

April 23, 2013

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Fredericksburg, Va.

The weather service says the tornado tore the roof off an apartment building, uprooted trees and ripped off ventilation units and roofing materials at a shopping plaza where it touched down Friday evening.

The tornado traveled about three-quarters of a mile before it dissipated. Winds reached up to 90 miles per hour.

There were no injuries.

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