Tornado Reported in Louisa County

October 13, 2011

The National Weather Service says a suspected tornado has been reported in Virginia's Louisa County, the epicenter of August's 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

Meteorologist Dan Proch in the weather service's Wakefield office said law enforcement personnel reported the suspected tornado Thursday afternoon and said one house had been damaged.

There are no reports of injuries.

Proch said the suspected tornado has moved out of Louisa County. However, northern Orange County and eastern Culpeper County until 5pm.

He said a weather service team could be in Louisa County as early as Friday to survey the damage and determine if the event was indeed a tornado.


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