EF1 tornado confirmed in Amelia County
Peak speed of 95 mph
AMELIA COUNTY, Va. – The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down in Amelia County on Jan. 12.
The EF1 tornado had estimated peak wind speeds of 95 mph, according to the NWS.
It hit shortly after 10 p.m., 7 miles northwest of the Amelia Court House, traveling away from the courthouse.
No injuries or fatalities were reported.
Categorized as a weak storm on the EF scale, the tornado lasted about two minutes, traveled 0.4 miles and was 150 yards at its widest point.
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