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Second tornado from Friday confirmed in Bedford County

The storm was rated an EF-1 in Bedford County.

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ROANOKE, Va. – In addition to the strong EF-3 tornado that hit Franklin County Friday, the National Weather Service has confirmed another tornado that went through Bedford County

It was rated an EF-1 tornado touched down near Patterson Mill Rd. north of Thaxton.

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It reached maximum wind speeds of 93 mph and was on the ground for just about two miles.

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It is likely that the National Weather Service in Blacksburg will survey damage that occurred in parts of Halifax County as well.


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