Severe storms hit southern VA Saturday

Posted at 8:21 AM, May 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-12 08:30:41-04


Clusters of strong thunderstorms moved through parts of Virginia on Saturday.  A few storms went severe with large hail and damaging winds.

One batch of storms moved from near the Prince Edward/Lunenburg county border through Nottoway county and into Dinwiddie county.

Here are some of the severe weather reports sent into the National Weather Service:

5:08 pm to 5:17 pm Green Bay (Prince Edward county) — trees down from strong winds, shed damaged, one inch hail

5:31 pm  Martins Corner (Nottoway county) — trees down across E Court House Rd

5:36 pm  Sneads Spring (Nottoway county) — 1.25″ hail & possible funnel cloud

6:35 pm  Confederate Woods (Dinwiddie county) — Tree down on VA 740

7:39 pm  Buena Vista (Rockbridge county) — trees & power lines down between Lexington & Buena Vista

9:00 pm  Buckingham (Buckingham county) — trees down