Confirmed: Tornado touched down in Bedford County on Saturday

May 21, 2018 - A National Weather Service team has concluded that a tornado touched down in Bedford County on Saturday.

According to officials, the tornado was just south of Mount Olivet Road and took place at 9:36 p.m.

They said the tornado remained on the ground almost continually as it moved north-northeast at around 30 miles per hour through open farmland, just west of Big Easy Place Road.

The tornado continued a short distance north before lifting around 9:38 p.m.

Officials said 50 trees were either snapped, uprooted, or damaged along the path of the tornado.

No homes or buildings were impacted.

More on the story HERE from ABC-13 WSET. 


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