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Two Confirmed Tornadoes in West Virginia from July 27th Storms

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Charleston, WV (WVVA) – The National Weather Service in Charleston, WV confirmed two tornado touchdowns in West Virginia on Sunday, July 27th.

Between 7:15pm and 7:30pm, a tornado touched down one mile south of Maxwell, WV in Pleasants and Ritchie counties.

The tornado stayed on the ground for 4 miles and was given a rating of an EF1 on the Fujita scale. The tornado had maximum wind speeds of 100mph.

No fatalities or injuries were reported with this tornado and multiple trees were snapped and uprooted.

A second tornado was confirmed in Harrison county, WV near Johnstown. This tornado touched down around 8:50pm Sunday, July 27th and moved an estimated 1.1 miles.

The tornado was given an EF1 rating and had wind speeds of approximately 100mph.

The storm survey team reported structural damage to Johnstown church and reports indicate the roof of the church was lifted from the building and dropped back into place. Numerous tree damage was reported as well, but no injuries or fatalities.

 

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