National Weather Service confirms EF1 tornado in Danville

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DANVILLE, Va. The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF1 tornado touched down in the city of Danville on Sunday with maximum winds of 110 mph.

According to the National Weather Service, the tornado's path length was 12 miles.

The tornado reportedly touched down in southwestern Pittsylvania County, just southwest of Old Mayfield Road. The tornado then moved northeast doing EF1 damage as it passed through the Westover area of Danville.

The tornado continued before lifting northeast of Pleasant Gap Drive, a few miles southwest of Dry Fork, Va.