369  
NOUS41 KAKQ 062016 CCA  
PNSAKQ  
VAZ078-070745-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
337 PM EDT WED JUL 6 2022  
   
..UPDATED SURVEY FOR 07/05/22 LANCASTER TORNADO EVENT
 
 
 
.THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WAS PROVIDED BY LANCASTER COUNTY EMERGENCY  
SERVICES IN ADDITION TO IMAGES PROVIDED VIA EMAIL.  
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 11.5 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 TO 75 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: JULY 05 2022  
START TIME: 355 PM EDT  
START LOCATION: JUST EAST OF WATER VIEW, VA  
START LAT/LON: 37.7310 / -76.6000  
 
END DATE: JULY 05 2022  
END TIME: 413 PM EDT  
END LOCATION: SOUTHEAST OF WEEMS OR JUST SOUTHWEST OF WHITE STONE  
END LAT/LON: 37.6390 / -76.4250  
 
A WEAK TORNADO FIEST DEVELOPED OVER THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER NEAR WATER VIEW  
AND THEN TRACKED SOUTHEAST BETWEEN OTTOMAN AND SENORA IN LANCASTER COUNTY  
CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO MAINLY TREES AND A FEW STRUCTURES AS IT CROSSED RIVER  
RD. THE TORNADO CONTINUED SOUTHEAST CROSSING THE CORROTOMAN RIVER BEFORE  
CROSSING THE SOUTH END OF WEEMS. MORE MINOR DAMAGE OCCURRED IN SOUTH WEEMS.  
THE TORNADO THEN MOVED INTO THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER WHERE IT LATER DISSIPATED.  
 

 
 
EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE  
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:  
 
EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH  
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH  
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH  
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH  
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH  
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH  
 
NOTE:  
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS  
STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
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