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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
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 / WSLS.com on Thursday, August 6, 2020

About the Authors:

Jeff Williamson arrived at WSLS 10 in March 2016.

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.