Possible tornadoes damage dozens of homes in Virginia


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A possible tornado damaged 50 homes Friday in Virginia Beach.

Twelve homes were condemned. Another 25 homes suffered moderate damage.


Virginia Beach City Manager Drew Lankford tells 10 On Your Side a possible tornado touched down at Elbow and Indian River roads. The National Weather Service has to send a survey crew to confirm if it was indeed a tornado.

No injuries have been reported.

Homeowners who had their homes or belongings damaged during Friday’s storm can report it to 311 until 10 p.m.

Many roads are impassable because of flooding and downed trees. City officials are asking residents to stay off the roads.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management is assisting Virginia Beach fire crews with damage assessments.


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