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3 Confirmed Tornadoes in the Northern Neck

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Posted at 6:37 PM, Jun 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-19 18:37:55-04

The National Weather Service survey team released their report this evening confirming that 3 EF-0 tornadoes touched down in the counties of Richmond and Lancaster last night.

The first tornado occurred from 8:53 PM until 9:08 PM, tracking from southeast of Newland to Naylors Beach and then across Route 360.  Maximum winds were 70 to 80 mph, with a path width of 100 yards, and the tornado was on the ground for 6 miles.

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The second tornado occurred from 9:28 PM to 9:38 PM, tracking just north-northeast of Sharps.  Maximum winds were 70 mph, with a path width of 50 yards, and the tornado was on the ground for 3.5 to 4 miles.

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The third tornado occurred from 9:51 PM to 10:06 PM, tracking from Mollusk to Ottoman.  Maximum winds were 60 to 70 mph, with a path width of 50 yards, and the tornado was on the ground for 4 miles.

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More severe weather is possible on Saturday.  Stay with CBS 6, The Weather Authority.  -Zach

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