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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
941 AM EST MON FEB 29 2016

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0235 PM     TORNADO          WAVERLY                 37.03N  77.10W
02/24/2016                   SUSSEX             VA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            *** 3 FATAL *** CONFIRMED EF1 TORNADO...PATH LENGTH 9
            MILES...TWO MOBILE HOMES DESTROYED...SEVERAL HOMES AND
            BUSINESSES DAMAGED AND NUMEOUS TREES DOWNED.

0254 PM     TORNADO          COLERAIN BEACH          36.20N  76.76W
02/24/2016                   BERTIE             NC   NWS STORM SURVEY

            CONFIRMED EF0 TORNADO...MINOR STRUCTURE AND TREE DAMAGE

0305 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 ESE SLATERVILLE       37.49N  76.91W
02/24/2016                   NEW KENT           VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG ROUTE 33 EAST OF OLD STAGE ROAD

0305 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NE KENNON             37.32N  76.98W
02/24/2016                   CHARLES CITY       VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREE DOWN ACROSS TELEPHONE LINE ALONG CAPITAL TRAIL
            EAST OF CHARLES CITY CH

0320 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 W BOARDLEY            37.62N  76.88W
02/24/2016                   KING WILLIAM       VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREE DOWN AT CUSTIS MILL POND AT WAKEMA

0322 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WEST POINT              37.55N  76.80W
02/24/2016                   KING WILLIAM       VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREE DOWN ON THOMPSON REPORTED BY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CEDAR GROVE             37.04N  76.48W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF NEWPORT NE VA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN NEAR INTERSECTION OF CEDAR/RIVER RD.

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     KECOUGHTAN              37.02N  76.35W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF HAMPTON    VA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREE DOWN ON POWERLINES ALONG ROBINSON RD.

0340 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SMITHFIELD              36.98N  76.62W
02/24/2016                   ISLE OF WIGHT      VA   BROADCAST MEDIA

            ROOD BLOWN OFF A BARN

0345 PM     TSTM WND DMG     KINGSVILLE              37.25N  78.44W
02/24/2016                   PRINCE EDWARD      VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREE DOWN ON FARMVILLE ROAD

0345 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CEDAR GROVE             37.04N  76.48W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF NEWPORT NE VA   BROADCAST MEDIA

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN. ONE LARGE TREE DESTROYED A HOUSE

0350 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NEWPORT NEWS            37.08N  76.51W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF NEWPORT NE VA   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES ON AT LEAST 2 HOMES IN NEWPORT NEWS

0354 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND YORKTOWN                37.23N  76.48W
02/24/2016  M44 MPH          YORK               VA   BUOY

0359 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     GREEN HILL FARMS        36.90N  76.25W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF NORFOLK    VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROTATING CLOUDS EXTENDING TOWARDS THE GROUND. ALSO
            MEASURED 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN IN 10 MINUTES.

0406 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND YORK RIV E REAR RGE LT  37.25N  76.33W
02/24/2016  M58 MPH          ANZ632             VA   BUOY

0410 PM     TORNADO          WEBER CITY              37.76N  78.29W
02/24/2016                   FLUVANNA           VA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            CONFIRMED EF0 TORNADO HAD A PATH OF 4.5 MILES AND
            UPROOTED NUMEROUS TREES AND DID MINOR DAMAGE TO HOUSES

0412 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND CHESA BAY BRDG TNL      36.97N  76.11W
02/24/2016  M43 MPH          ANZ634             VA   BUOY

0418 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND KIPTOPEKE               37.17N  75.99W
02/24/2016  M48 MPH          ANZ632             VA   BUOY

0420 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DIXIE                   37.78N  78.24W
02/24/2016                   FLUVANNA           VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN

0420 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FORK UNION              37.76N  78.26W
02/24/2016                   FLUVANNA           VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN

0424 PM     TORNADO          KENTS STORE             37.88N  78.13W
02/24/2016                   FLUVANNA           VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TORNADO REPORTED ON THE GROUND

0425 PM     TSTM WND DMG     KENTS STORE             37.88N  78.13W
02/24/2016                   FLUVANNA           VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN

0440 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LOUISA                  38.02N  78.00W
02/24/2016                   LOUISA             VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE CENTRAL PORTION OF THE
            COUNTY

0442 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 1 NW SILVER BEACH       37.49N  75.97W
02/24/2016  M52 MPH          ANZ631             VA   MESONET

            SILVER BEACH WEATHERFLOW

0445 PM     WALL CLOUD       2 NW JACKSON            37.89N  77.84W
02/24/2016                   LOUISA             VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            SEEN FROM ROUTE 33

0448 PM     TORNADO          KEATS                   36.56N  78.30W
02/24/2016                   MECKLENBURG        VA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            CONFIRMED EF1 TORNADO NUMEROUS TREE DOWNED WITH
            STRUCTURAL DAMAGE INCLUDING HOME MOVED OFF FOUNDATION

0448 PM     HAIL             JOHN H KERR DAM         36.60N  78.29W
02/24/2016  E3.00 INCH       MECKLENBURG        VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            1 TO 3 INCH HAIL AT KERR DAM.

0451 PM     HAIL             CASTLE HEIGHTS          36.61N  78.31W
02/24/2016  M3.00 INCH       MECKLENBURG        VA   AMATEUR RADIO

0456 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GILLS                   36.67N  78.29W
02/24/2016                   MECKLENBURG        VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE LIMBS BLOWING ACROSS HWY 58 AND ROUTE 4. ALSO
            RECEIVED 0.50 INCH DIAMETER HAIL.

0456 PM     HAIL             BASKERVILLE             36.69N  78.27W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       MECKLENBURG        VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            BASKERVILLE ROAD

0458 PM     HAIL             UNION LEVEL             36.72N  78.23W
02/24/2016  E3.00 INCH       MECKLENBURG        VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            2 TO 3 INCH HAIL DAMAGED TOBACCO GREENHOUSES.

0500 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHANNON HILL            37.88N  78.04W
02/24/2016                   GOOCHLAND          VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG SHANNON HILL ROAD

0500 PM     HAIL             1 W SOUTH HILL          36.73N  78.15W
02/24/2016  E1.75 INCH       MECKLENBURG        VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE 1-2 MILES WEST OF SOUTH HILL.

0502 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LA CROSSE               36.70N  78.09W
02/24/2016                   MECKLENBURG        VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ROOF PEELED OFF OF MOBILE HOME.

0503 PM     HAIL             3 NW SOUTH HILL         36.76N  78.17W
02/24/2016  E3.00 INCH       MECKLENBURG        VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            3 INCH HAIL NW OF SOUTH HILL.4

0504 PM     FLOOD            MATHEWS                 37.44N  76.32W
02/24/2016                   MATHEWS            VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FLOODED ROADS AROUND MATHEWS COUNTY COURTHOUSE. 2
            INCHES OF RAIN AND 35 MPH WINDS.

0506 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 ESE FORKSVILLE        36.74N  78.01W
02/24/2016                   BRUNSWICK          VA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN ALONG FORKSVILLE RD

0512 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 SW PALMER SPRINGS     36.55N  78.26W
02/24/2016                   MECKLENBURG        VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREES DOWN ON PALMER SPRINGS RD ABOUT 1 MILE EAST OF
            ROUTE 4

0515 PM     HAIL             3 E WHITTLES MILL       36.79N  78.12W
02/24/2016  M1.75 INCH       LUNENBURG          VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL FOR DURATION OF 2 MINUTES.

0519 PM     HEAVY RAIN       HATCHERS                37.58N  78.05W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       POWHATAN           VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            1.00 INCH OF RAINFALL IN ONE HOUR

0525 PM     HAIL             JETERSVILLE             37.29N  78.10W
02/24/2016  E1.00 INCH       AMELIA             VA   911 CALL CENTER

0530 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NNW GILLS             37.31N  78.21W
02/24/2016                   AMELIA             VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG SAYLERS CREEK ROAD

0535 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CEDAR HILLS             37.70N  77.88W
02/24/2016                   GOOCHLAND          VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG FAIRGROUND ROAD.

0535 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 W OAKLANDS            37.69N  77.86W
02/24/2016                   GOOCHLAND          VA   911 CALL CENTER

            A FEW TREES DOWN

0535 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 S MAYOS WOODS         37.72N  77.89W
02/24/2016                   GOOCHLAND          VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN

0541 PM     HAIL             3 WSW MERCHANT          36.67N  78.00W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       BRUNSWICK          VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND VERY GUSTY WINDS

0555 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S HOLLIDAY            37.91N  77.61W
02/24/2016                   HANOVER            VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ACROSS THE WEST END OF HANOVER COUNTY

0555 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SSE PRICE MILL        36.79N  77.91W
02/24/2016                   BRUNSWICK          VA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN ALONG OLD INDIAN RD

0555 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SW EDENSHIRE          37.33N  77.52W
02/24/2016                   CHESTERFIELD       VA   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TREE DOWN ON EAST FAIR RD

0600 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 WNW WARFIELD          36.90N  77.76W
02/24/2016                   BRUNSWICK          VA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN NEAR BOYDTON PLANK RD AND RAWLINGS ROAD

0605 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NANCY WRIGHTS CORNER    38.09N  77.51W
02/24/2016                   CAROLINE           VA   911 CALL CENTER

            NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS NORTHERN
            CAROLINE COUNTY. NUMEROUS ROADS BLOCKED.

0615 PM     HAIL             MECHANICSVILLE          37.63N  77.36W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       HANOVER            VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL

0618 PM     HAIL             MECHANICSVILLE          37.63N  77.36W
02/24/2016  E1.00 INCH       HANOVER            VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROUTE 360 AND LEE DAVIS ROAD.

0620 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE STAFFORD PLACE     37.27N  77.46W
02/24/2016                   CHESTERFIELD       VA   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TREE ACROSS WOODPECKER RD

0622 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHADOWBROOK HEIGHTS     37.27N  77.43W
02/24/2016                   CHESTERFIELD       VA   NWS EMPLOYEE

            LARGE TREE DOWN...FELL ON AN OUTBUILDING.

0625 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WINDSOR FARMS           37.56N  77.49W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF RICHMOND   VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE BLOCKING SOUTHBOUND LANES ON INTERSTATE 195

0638 PM     HAIL             KENWOOD                 37.28N  77.31W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       CITY OF HOPEWELL   VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL

0640 PM     HAIL             NIMITZ TRAILER PARK     37.25N  77.32W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       PRINCE GEORGE      VA   911 CALL CENTER

0640 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 ENE MANCHESTER MILL   37.26N  77.25W
02/24/2016                   PRINCE GEORGE      VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ACROSS NORTHERN PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY
            INCLUDING JORDAN POINT RD...MIDDLE RD AND JAMES RIVER
            RD.

0642 PM     HAIL             1 SE CITY POINT HOPEWEL 37.31N  77.27W
02/24/2016  E1.25 INCH       CITY OF HOPEWELL   VA   PUBLIC

0645 PM     TORNADO          TAPPAHANNOCK            37.92N  76.87W
02/24/2016                   ESSEX              VA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF3 LONG TRACK TORNADO CONFIRMED...MULTIPLE STRUCTURES
            DAMAGED AND NUMEROUS INJURIES

0650 PM     TORNADO          1 ENE NAYLORS           37.98N  76.84W
02/24/2016                   RICHMOND           VA   911 CALL CENTER

            MULTIPLE HOUSES DESTROYED NEAR NEWLAND IN THE NAYLORS
            BEACH AND RAPPAPOINT AREAS

0653 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SSW ROWANTA           37.01N  77.46W
02/24/2016                   DINWIDDIE          VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN DINWIDDE COUNTY

0655 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SSW MINOR             37.80N  77.00W
02/24/2016                   KING AND QUEEN     VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREE ON A MOBILE HOME ON HOLMESTOWN ROAD

0655 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 ESE CARPS CORNER      37.52N  77.00W
02/24/2016                   NEW KENT           VA   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TREES DOWN.

0710 PM     HAIL             1 SSW NEWSTEAD FARM     37.24N  77.28W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       PRINCE GEORGE      VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL

0730 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 ESE TIMBERLY HEIGHTS  37.21N  77.33W
02/24/2016                   PRINCE GEORGE      VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG BAXTER ROAD

0733 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FOREST ACRES            37.14N  77.35W
02/24/2016                   PRINCE GEORGE      VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG CRATER ROAD

0735 PM     TSTM WND DMG     TIMBERLY HEIGHTS        37.22N  77.35W
02/24/2016                   PRINCE GEORGE      VA   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG RIVER ROAD NEAR IRWIN ROAD

0735 PM     HAIL             1 NE HIGHLAND PARK      37.30N  77.29W
02/24/2016  M1.25 INCH       CITY OF HOPEWELL   VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH

0740 PM     TSTM WND DMG     JORDAN POINT COUNTRY CL 37.28N  77.25W
02/24/2016                   PRINCE GEORGE      VA   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TREES DOWN NEAR ROUTE 10.

0754 PM     TSTM WND GST     FRANKLIN                36.68N  76.94W
02/24/2016  M61 MPH          CITY OF FRANKLIN   VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0810 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SUFFOLK                 36.73N  76.58W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF SUFFOLK    VA   911 CALL CENTER

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ACROSS SUFFOLK

0810 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SW ELTHAM             37.51N  76.85W
02/24/2016                   NEW KENT           VA   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TREES DOWN.

0815 PM     HAIL             NANSEMOND SQUARE        36.71N  76.59W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       CITY OF SUFFOLK    VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL

0821 PM     HEAVY RAIN       BELLEVILLE              36.87N  76.43W
02/24/2016  M1.00 INCH       CITY OF SUFFOLK    VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            OVER 1.00 INCH OF RAIN FELL IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
            PEA SIZE HAIL ALSO OBSERVED.

0823 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NE CRADOCK            36.80N  76.31W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF PORTSMOUTH VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MINOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. SHINGLES BLOWN FROM ROOF.

0825 PM     TORNADO          1 WSW BAYPORT           37.75N  76.69W
02/24/2016                   MIDDLESEX          VA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF0 WIND DAMAGE AT BOY SCOUT CAMP

0830 PM     TORNADO          1 W MORATTICO           37.80N  76.62W
02/24/2016                   LANCASTER          VA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            CONFIRMED EF1...DAMAGE TO TREES AND BUILDINGS. UPDATED
            TO START THE TORNADO MIDDLESEX COUNTY

0830 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NNW ROBANNA SHORES    37.19N  76.44W
02/24/2016                   YORK               VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE DOWN IN RESIDENTIAL BACKYARD

0832 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 2 SSE LASSITER COURT    36.94N  76.39W
02/24/2016  M47 MPH          CITY OF PORTSMOUTH VA   MESONET

            MIDDLE GROUND LIGHTHOUSE WEATHERFLOW

0835 PM     TORNADO          1 NNW WARNER            37.65N  76.65W
02/24/2016                   MIDDLESEX          VA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            CONFIRMED EF1 TORNADO HAD A 4 MILE PATH. ONE HOUSE WAS
            DESTROYED AND TORE ROOFS OFF OF BARNS.

0836 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND WILLOUGHBY DEGAUS       36.98N  76.32W
02/24/2016  M74 MPH          ANZ632             VA   BUOY

0836 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND YORKTOWN                37.23N  76.48W
02/24/2016  M55 MPH          YORK               VA   BUOY

0837 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NORFOLK INTL AIRPORT    36.90N  76.20W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF NORFOLK    VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            POWER OUT AT NORFOLK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

0837 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 1 E MALO BEACH          37.05N  76.26W
02/24/2016  M57 MPH          ANZ632             VA   MESONET

            HAMPTON FLATS WEATHERFLOW

0838 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NW FRANKLIN           36.69N  76.95W
02/24/2016                   CITY OF FRANKLIN   VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            POWER OUT IN FRANKLIN BETWEEN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL AND
            BUSINESS HWY 58

0842 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND YORK RIV E REAR RGE LT  37.25N  76.33W
02/24/2016  M53 MPH          ANZ632             VA   BUOY

0844 PM     TSTM WND GST     HOLIDAY PARK            37.07N  76.32W
02/24/2016  M55 MPH          CITY OF HAMPTON    VA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0844 PM     TSTM WND DMG     REMLIK                  37.67N  76.62W
02/24/2016                   MIDDLESEX          VA   PUBLIC

            ROOF AND STRUCTURAL DAMAGE

0854 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND KIPTOPEKE               37.17N  75.99W
02/24/2016  M43 MPH          ANZ632             VA   BUOY

0929 PM     TSTM WND GST     ROSEWOOD FOREST         38.41N  75.52W
02/24/2016  M50 MPH          WICOMICO           MD   TRAINED SPOTTER

0937 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 2 SSE LASSITER COURT    36.94N  76.39W
02/24/2016  M57 MPH          CITY OF PORTSMOUTH VA   MESONET

            MIDDLE GROUND LIGHTHOUSE WEATHERFLOW

0947 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 1 E MALO BEACH          37.05N  76.26W
02/24/2016  M42 MPH          ANZ632             VA   MESONET

            THIMBLE SHOALS WEATHERFLOW

0958 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 NW HACKSNECK          37.65N  75.88W
02/24/2016  M44 MPH          ACCOMACK           VA   MESONET

            ONANCOCK WEATHERFLOW

Waverly Tornado TrackWAVERLY TRACK

 

Fluvanna TrackFLUVANNA TRACK

 

Mecklenburg TrackMECKLENBURG TRACK

 

Tappahannock TrackTAPPAHANNOCK TRACK

 

Lancaster Co/Morattico TrackLANCASTER/MORITTICO TRACK

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...PRELIMINARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1030 AM EST THU FEB 25 2016

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR WAVERLY IN SUSSEX COUNTY...

LOCATION...WAVERLY VA
DATE...FEBRUARY 24 2016
ESTIMATED TIME...231 TO 241 PM
EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAX WIND SPEED...100 TO 110 MPH
MAX PATH WIDTH...300 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...9 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...36.9922, -77.1234
ENDING LAT/LON...37.1094, -77.0583
FATALITIES...3
INJURIES...8

...SUMMARY...

NWS STORM SURVEY CONCLUDED THAT A TORNADO OCCURRED NEAR WAVERLY VA.
THE TORNADO BEGAN A FEW MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF WAVERLY...MOVING
FAST THROUGH THE TOWN OF WAVERLY...AND ENDING ABOUT FIVE MILES NORTH-
NORTHEAST OF WAVERLY. MAX WINDS WERE 100-110 MPH...MAKING IT A
STRONG EF1 TORNADO. NUMEROUS TREES WERE DOWNED...WITH TWO MOBILE
HOMES DESTROYED AND SEVERAL HOMES AND BUSINESSES DAMAGED. 

   

 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1130 AM EST SAT FEB 27 2016

...TORNADO CONFIRMED FROM THE MIDDLE PENINSULA TO NORTHERN NECK...

LOCATION...MIDDLE PENINSULA AND NORTHERN NECK VA
DATE...FEBRUARY 24 2016
ESTIMATED TIME...634 TO 705 PM
EF-SCALE RATING...EF3
ESTIMATED MAX WIND SPEED...140 TO 145 MPH
MAX PATH WIDTH...400-500 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...30 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...37.8001, -76.9989
ENDING LAT/LON...38.1578, -76.6875
FATALITIES...0
INJURIES...25+

...SUMMARY...

STORM SURVEY UPDATED TO EXTEND THE INITIAL TORNADO TOUCHDOWN POINT 2
MILES SOUTHWEST IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY TO 747 HOLMESTOWN RD. THE
TORNADO PATH LENGTH HAS BEEN INCREASED TO 30 MILES. THE TORNADO
TRACKED ACROSS KING AND QUEEN, ESSEX, RICHMOND AND WESTMORELAND
COUNTIES REACHING SPEEDS OF 140 TO 150 MPH, SPANNING AS WIDE AS 500
YARDS AT TIMES.

FOLLOWING THE INITIAL TOUCHDOWN ALONG HOMLESTOWN ROAD THE TORNADO
INTENSIFIED TO A 200 YARD WIDE, EF1 TORNADO MOVING ALONG BRUINGTON
ROAD WHERE A HOME WAS DESTROYED AND OTHERS DAMAGED JUST WEST OF
MILLERS TAVERN. THE TORNADO CROSSED HIGHWAY 360 MOVING INTO ESSEX
COUNTY AS AN INTENSIFYING, 300 YARD WIDE, HIGH END EF1 SEVERELY
DAMAGING SEVERAL HOMES ALONG DUNBROOK ROAD. THE TORNADO CONTINUED TO
INTENSIFY CROSSING PERKINS ROAD AS AN EF2 BEFORE HITTING KINO RD AS
A 500 YARD WIDE EF3 TORNADO. ALONG KINO ROAD ALL THE HOMES IN THE
PATH INCLUDING 3 MODULAR HOMES, TWO DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOMES AND ONE
SINGLE WIDE MOBILE HOME WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED WITH MOST OF THE
DEBRIS CARRIED AWAY. TREE DAMAGE WAS SEVERE AND WINDS WERE ESTIMATED
AT 140 TO 150 MPH BASED ON DAMAGE. EVERYONE IMPACTED BY THE TORNADO
ALONG KINO ROAD SUFFERED INJURIES, SOME LIFE THREATENING.

AFTER LEAVING THE KINO ROAD AREA THE TORNADO CROSSED SCOTTS MILL RD
JUST WEST OF TAPPAHANNOCK AS A HIGH END EF2 TORNADO CAUSING SEVERE
TREE DAMAGE, SEVERELY DAMAGING NUMEROUS HOMES AND CAUSING THE
COLLAPSE OF SEVERAL GARAGES AND OUTBUILDINGS. THE TORNADO PASSED
JUST WEST OF DOWNTOWN TAPPAHANNOCK CROSSING HIGHWAY 17 AS AN EF1
TORNADO SEVERELY DAMAGING HOMES ON TUCKAWAY LANE AND HIGHWAY 17. THE
TORNADO THEN CROSSED THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER.

AFTER CROSSING THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER THE TORNADO ENTERED RICHMOND
COUNTY STRIKING NAYLORS BEACH AS AN EF2 TORNADO REMOVING SIGNIFICANT
PORTIONS OF THE UPPER FLOOR OF ONE TWO STORY HOME AND DESTROYING
SEVERAL OTHER SMALLER HOMES. AT THIS POINT THE TORNADO WAS 300 YARDS
WIDE WITH WINDS AROUND 120 MPH. THE TORNADO THEN CROSSED NEWLAND
ROAD WEAKENING SLIGHTLY TO LOW END EF1 WITH WINDS AROUND 90 MPH AND
CONTINUING TO TALLENT TOWN ROAD AND PINEY GROVE ROAD.

THE TORNADO RE-INTENSIFIED AS IT ENTERED WESTMORELAND COUNTY
CROSSING KINGS HIGHWAY (ROUTE 3) WEST OF NAOMI GROVE AS A HIGH END
EF1 TORNADO. TORNADIC WINDS INCREASED TO 100 MPH AND THE WIDTH TO
300 YARDS SEVERELY DAMAGING TWO HOMES AND DESTROYING A MOBILE HOME
ALONG KINGS HIGHWAY. THE EF1 TORNADO CONTINUED TO COPLE HIGHWAY NEAR
MOUNT HOLLY SEVERELY DAMAGING NUMEROUS HOMES AND INCREASING IN WIDTH
TO 400 YARDS. AFTER CROSSING NOMINI CREEK THE EF1 TORNADO CROSSED
BUSHFIELD ROAD DAMAGING SEVERAL HOMES. THE TORNADO CONTINUED
NORTHEAST ALONG MOUNT HOLLY ROAD UPROOTING AND SNAPPING TREES BEFORE
MOVING INTO THE POTOMAC RIVER.

   


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
229 PM EST FRI FEB 26 2016

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR REMLIK IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY VIRGINIA...

LOCATION...MIDDLESEX COUNTY VIRGINIA
DATE...02/24/16
ESTIMATED TIME...835 PM TO 841 PM.
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...4 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...37.6485 / -76.6492
ENDING LAT/LON...37.6865 / -76.5938
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS CONFIRMED A TORNADO
NEAR REMLIK IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY VIRGINIA ON 02/24/16.

THE NWS SURVEY TEAM HAS CONCLUDED THAT AN EF1 TORNADO WITH WINDS
ESTIMATED AROUND 100 MPH AFFECTED MIDDLESEX COUNTY ON WEDNESDAY
FEBRUARY 24TH BETWEEN 835 AND 841 PM. THE TORNADO LENGTH WAS ABOUT
4 MILES IN LENGTH AND ABOUT 150 YARDS IN WIDTH. THIS STORM DESTROYED
A HOUSE ON REED ROAD...TORE OFF THE SECOND STORY OF A BARN IN HAMPSTEAD
FARMS AND TORE OFF THE ROOF OF ANOTHER BARN IN CORBIN FARMS.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/AKQ.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...PRELIMINARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
410 PM EST MON FEB 29 2016

...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN MECKLENBURG COUNTY...

LOCATION...SOUTH CENTRAL/EAST CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY
DATE...FEBRUARY 24 2016
ESTIMATED TIME...448 PM TO 455 PM
EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAX WIND SPEED...85 TO 100 MPH
MAX PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...5.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...36.6047, -78.2435
ENDING LAT/LON...36.5518, -78.3049
FATALITIES...0
INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...

NWS STORM SURVEY FOUND TORNADO DAMAGE ALONG A PATH FROM THE NC/VA LINE NEAR
KEATS POINT...NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH PALMER POINT RECREATION AREA, THEN TO A
POINT ABOUT 5.5 MILES WEST OF BRACEY. NUMEROUS TREES WERE DOWNED OR SNAPPED,
MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO A FEW HOMES, MINOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO ONE HOME AND A
SHED, AND ONE HOME MOVED OFF ITS FOUNDATION. IN ADDITION...HAIL AS LARGE AS
3 INCHES IN DIAMETER OCCURRED NEAR KERR LAKE DAM, AS WELL AS NORTHWEST OF
SOUTH HILL, IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE SAME STORM.

 


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
240 PM EST FRI FEB 26 2016

...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN LANCASTER COUNTY...

LOCATION...MORATTICO AREA
DATE...FEBRUARY 24 2016
ESTIMATED TIME...825 TO 833 PM
EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...97 MPH
MAX PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...7 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...37.7488, -76.6854
ENDING LAT/LON...37.8111, -76.6072

...SUMMARY...

THE TORNADO BEGAN AS AN EF0 NEAR A BOY SCOUT CAMP IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY.
IT INTENSIFIED BRIEFLY TO AN EF1 IN THE NORWOOD CHURCH ROAD AREA NEAR
FLAGSTAFF ROAD. HERE THE BRICK WALL ON A GARAGE WAS FLATTENED...THE
ROOF WAS RIPPED OFF A HOUSE AND AN OUTBUILDING WAS DESTROYED.
NUMEROUS LARGE TREES SNAPPED INCLUDING TWO FOOT DIAMETER PINE TREES.
THERE WERE NO INJURIES OR FATALITIES. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH
AND NORTHEAST FOR A SHORT DISTANCE.

  


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1228 PM EST FRI FEB 26 2016

...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN SOUTHEASTERN FLUVANNA COUNTY VIRGINIA...

LOCATION...SOUTHEASTERN FLUVANNA COUNTY VIRGINIA
DATE...2/24/2016
ESTIMATED TIME...410 TO 420 PM EST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0 ESTIMATED
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 TO 85 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...300 - 400
YARDS PATH LENGTH...4.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...37.7597N/ 78.2912W
ENDING LAT/LON...37.8074N/ 78.2372W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD VA HAS CONFIRMED A TORNADO
IN SOUTHEAST FLUVANNA COUNTY VIRGINIA...NEAR FORK UNION ON
2/24/2016.

THE NWS SURVEY TEAM HAS CONCLUDED THAT AN EF0 TORNADO WITH WINDS
ESTIMATED FROM 75-85 MPH AFFECTED SOUTHEAST FLUVANNA COUNTY ON
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 24TH BETWEEN 410-420 PM. THE TORNADO PATH WAS
ABOUT 4.5 MILES IN LENGTH BEGINNING NEAR WINNSVILLE DRIVE AND
TEPEE TOWN ROAD...AND EXTENDED NORTH NORTHEAST ACROSS THESSALONIA
ROAD AND FINALLY LIFTING AFTER CROSSING HIGHWAY US 15...JAMES
MADISON HIGHWAY...JUST NORTH OF CARYS CREEK ROAD. ALONG THE PATH
OF THE TORNADO...NUMEROUS LARGE TREES WERE UPROOTED...SEVERAL
HOUSES RECEIVED DAMAGE TO SHINGLES...SIDING AND GUTTERS. A FEW
HOMES WERE DAMAGED AS TREES FELL ON THE HOMES. LASTLY...ONE SMALL
OUTBUILDING WAS DESTROYED NEAR A HOME ALONG HIGHWAY 15.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/AKQ.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

ESS/TMG

 


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
300 PM EST FRI FEB 26 2016

...WEAK SHORT-LIVED TORNADO CONFIRMED IN BERTIE COUNTY...

LOCATION...EAST SIDE OF COLERAIN NC
DATE...FEBRUARY 24 2016
ESTIMATED TIME...254 TO 255 PM
EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...60-65 MPH
MAX PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...36.1953, -76.7638
ENDING LAT/LON...36.2012, -76.7591
DEATHS...0
INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...

A VERY WEAK EF0 TORNADO MOVED ACROSS A NEARLY ONE HALF MILE AREA
ON THE EAST SIDE OF COLERAIN NC. SEVERAL TREES WERE DAMAGED...
WITH ONE LARGE LIMB FALLING THROUGH THE ROOF OF A SHED. IN
ADDITION...A SMALL LEAN-TO OUTBUILDING WAS BLOWN OVER.