Reported tornado in Alabama flips trailers, injures 5

FOLEY, Ala. — An Alabama sheriff says five people have been injured during a reported tornado. Baldwin County Sheriff Hoss Mack tells WALA-TV that one of the five people hurt Sunday is in serious condition. There were dozens of reports about damage after a storm crossed Baldwin County Sunday afternoon. A tornado warning was issued…

Amherst County tornado upgraded to EF-3

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The National Weather Service (NWS) upgraded the status of the tornado that hit Lynchburg, Amherst and Campbell counties Sunday evening. After additional analysis of the damage and further discussion with experts, NWS increased the maximum winds in the Elon community in Amherst County from 130 mph to 150 mph. The…

NWS upgrades Rockingham tornado to EF-2

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY — The tornado that rumbled through Reidsville, Ruffin and Williamsburg townships on April 15 has been upgraded by the National Weather Service to an EF-2 event. Weather officials in Blacksburg, Virginia announced the change in a public information statement just before noon on Wednesday. Officials originally announced Monday night that the tornado ripped…

Severe Storms, Tornadoes Cause Damage; Touchdown Confirmed in Lynchburg area, Danville, Craig County

Tornadoes caused significant damage and some injuries across southern and central Virginia Sunday evening. Governor Ralph Northam declared a State of Emergency Monday morning. A tweet from Northam’s office says the declaration will help mobilize resources to deal with Sunday’s storm damage. Danville and Pittsylvania County were the first Virginia locations to see damage from…

Damage From Tornado | Greensboro, Guilford County Release Numbers

GREENSBORO, N.C.– Wednesday, the City of Greensboro and Guilford County released preliminary storm damage numbers from the Sunday, April 15 tornado that touched down in east Greensboro. The preliminary findings reveal 95 percent of the damages are within Greensboro city limits,” said Don Campbell, emergency management division director for Guilford County Emergency Services. “We will…

Tornado confirmed in Rockingham, Guilford counties; reports of trees down in the Triad

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. – A tornado has been confirmed in Rockingham and Guilford counties on Sunday as storms moved through the area. A tornado was confirmed at about 5:30 p.m. near the Rockingham County community of Monroeton and in Guilford County prior to that, according to the National Weather Service. Both counties had been under…