Officials confirm EF1 tornado touched down outside the town of Bedford on Saturday

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg released a statement Monday afternoon confirming an EF1 tornado touched down outside the town of Bedford at 9:36 p.m. Saturday. Officials with a National Weather Service damage assessment team were in Bedford County on Monday assessing the damage. The team said the tornado’s winds reached about 90 mph, according…

Tornadoes spotted in Box Elder County

An intense thunderstorm rolled through portions of Box Elder County on Thursday, May 17th. The storm spawned some funnel clouds which were spotted in a few different locations. According to Box Elder County Public Information Officer Mitch Zundel, county officials received three calls reporting tornadoes near Park Valley, Curlew Junction and Snowville. “The first two…

Moore: 5 years after a deadly tornado

May 20, 2018 marks five years since a tornado outbreak that killed more than 20 people in central Oklahoma. A tornado formed and moved through the Moore area, leaving behind devastation and becoming the deadliest tornado in the country that year. The setup It was day three in a stretch of severe weather across the…

May 4 New Hampshire Tornado Was One of New England’s Longest on Record, NWS Says

A New Hampshire tornado in early May was one of the longest tornadoes on record to track through New England, the National Weather Service said. According to a just-completed NWS damage survey, a tornado was in progress May 4 south-southeast of Charlestown, New Hampshire, just east of the Vermont border in Sullivan County. It then…