NWS: Tornado confirmed in Sussex County

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on May 23, 2014 at 7:10 PM

HAMPTON ROADS -- The National Weather Service has confirmed a weak tornado touched down near the Waverly-area of Sussex County Thursday night. 

The tornado developed near Highway 460 and Petersburg Road just before 6:30 p.m., NWS officials said. 

Officials say the twister struck an auto parts store and church in its path, but caused only minor damage. The storm downed several trees and shattered windows of homes in the area. 

A small tornado was also confirmed in Prince George County, officials said. Minor damaged was reported to one home there. 

 

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