Tornado warning issued for Mecklenburg Co., Virginia
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A tornado warning was issued Saturday afternoon for Mecklenburg County in southern Virginia.
A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Buffalo Springs, or 8 miles northeast of Virgilina, moving east at 45 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
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Radar indicated that there was rotation in the storm, the weather service said. The warning is scheduled to expire at 3:30 p.m.
Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and half-inch hail are possible with this storm.
Locations impacted include: Chase City, Clarksville, Boydton, Buffalo Springs, Fairview, Rogers Corner, Spanish Grove, Buffalo Junction, Finchley, Finneywood,
Skipwith and John H Kerr Reservoir.