Unconfirmed tornado touches down in Hampton

Posted at 10:11 PM, Jun 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-01 22:18:38-04

HAMPTON, Va. (WTVR) – An unconfirmed tornado touched down in downtown Hampton Friday night, reported

“Based on the video, I feel safe in saying it was a tornado,” National Weather Service meteorologist James Foster told the newspaper.

Pictures posted to Facebook show damage at the Black Beard Festival in Hampton.

Dominion Virginia Power reported 5,200 customers in Hampton Roads are without power at this hour.

There have been no reported deaths nor injuries.