Tornado warning expired for parts of Franklin, Henry, Patrick counties

Warning expired early at 3:39 p.m.

Tornado warning issued for Franklin, Henry and Patrick counties (WSLS 10)

RONAOKE, Va. – The National Weather Service has expired a tornado warning for parts of Henry, Franklin and Patrick counties.

The warning was originally set to expire at 3:45 p.m.

This warning effected north-central Henry County, Southwestern Franklin County and Northeastern Patrick County.

At 3:17 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Endicott, 7 miles southwest of Ferrum, moving east at 10 mph.

Tornado warning issued

TORNADO WARNING issued for parts of Henry, Franklin and Patrick counties until 3:45 p.m. Jeff Haniewich WSLS 10 News has more.

Posted by WSLS 10 / on Thursday, August 6, 2020

About the Authors:

Chief Meteorologist Jeff Haniewich is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Broadcaster, forecasting weather conditions in southwest Virginia on WSLS 10 News at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. every weekday.