Bedford County tornado ranked as an EF-1

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BEDFORD Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- The National Weather Service has ranked a tornado that touched down in Bedford County Friday morning as an EF-1.

The tornado reached an estimated maximum wind speed of 93 mph.

According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down about 2.5 miles North of Thaxton in Bedford Co. Friday morning.

The initial touch down was said to have been near Patterson Mill Road.

The report continues to say the tornado uprooted and snapped multiple trees. The tornado also destroyed an outbuilding off Centennial Road.

Read the full summary of the tornado here.