Tornado damage confirmed near Route 460

Published 10:57 pm Thursday, July 8, 2021

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The National Weather Service in Wakefield has confirmed tornado damage in Suffolk near the King’s Fork area.

Meteorologist Mike Rusnak said an employee was able to drive by the area and see numerous limbs snapped off of trees as well as damage to a Tractor Supply building on Pruden Boulevard.

Rusnak said he was not aware of any injuries from the tornado, which happened about 7:16 p.m.

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A more complete assessment of the tornado, including assigning a value on the Enhanced Fujita scale, will likely take place Friday, Rusnak said.