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04augAll DayFleeton (Northumberland County, VA)

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Start Time:  6:06 am EDT

End Time:  6:09 am EDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  105 mph

Path length:  2.2 miles

Width:  100 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Northumberland

State:  Virginia

Start Lat/Lon:  37.8137 / -76.2771

End Lat/Lon:  37.8441 / -76.2874


A damage survey conducted by the NWS Wakefield office found a path of storm damage consistent with an EF1 tornado. Peak winds were estimated to be 100 to 105 mph. The tornado moved onshore from the Chesapeake Bay in the town of Fleeton, crossing Fleeton Road where several houses experienced roof and siding damage. In addition, trees were snapped and uprooted. The tornado then crossed over the Wicomico River and the moved back onshore near Timbs Road where trees were uprooted and snapped, and a few houses experienced roof and siding damage. The tornado then moved northward to near Buzzards Point Road, destroying a canopy, before lifting.


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