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Confirmed tornado touched down near Richmond

Tornado warning expired at 5:45 p.m.

RICHMOND, Va. – There was a tornado on the ground near Richmond as a dangerous storm system moved across that region, according to the National Weather Service. 

A tornado warning expired at 5:45 p.m. for parts of Henrico, King William and Hanover counties.

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At 5:13 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Tuckahoe, moving northeast at 20 mph.

The storm traveled near Lakeside and Laurel around 5:25 p.m., Glen Allen around 5:30 p.m., Mechanicsville and Randolph Macon College around 5:40 p.m. and  Ashland, Hanover and Studley around 5:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. 

The National Weather Service reports that the confirmed tornado was seen near State Route 288 and Hull Street Road at 3:43 p.m., moving northeast at 20 mph.

(Video credit: John Guth)


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