Another tornado confirmed in Campbell County from Sunday's storms

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RUSTBERG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has identified another tornado that touched down in Campbell County from Sunday night's storms.

Campbell County Public Safety officials surveyed damage five miles east-southeast of Rustburg, and confirmed an EF1 tornado with a 1.7 mile long path length and maximum wind speeds of 90mph.

The tornado first touched down five miles east-southeast of Rustburg near Carwile Road doing EF0 damage, where several small trees were uprooted or snapped. The tornado then tracked northeast peaking at EF1 along New Chapel Road and lifted just south of the New Chapel Road and Bethany Road intersection.

A roof was blown off a garage and a manufactured home was moved off its foundantion. A metal roof from a large shed was also
peeled off.


Start Location...5 miles east-southeast of Rustburg
End Location...6 miles east-southeast of Rustburg
Date...April 15, 2018
Estimated Time...656 to 659 PM EDT
Maximum EF- Scale Rating..EF1 Estimated
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90 MPH
Maximum Path Width...400 yards
Path Length...1.7 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...37.247781/-79.012131
Ending Lat/Lon...37.261656/-78.987255
* Fatalities...none
* Injuries...none