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Tornado touches down on Va's Eastern Shore

Saturday - 7/14/2012, 6:03pm  ET

ACCOMACK, Va. - Authorities are responding after a tornado touched down on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

The National Weather Service reported that a tornado touched down in Accomack County Saturday afternoon. It said that trees have been uprooted and buildings have been damaged.

But Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya told the Virginian-Pilot ( http://bit.ly/PY1ngv) no property damage or injuries have been reported from the tornado that touched down in Locustville around 1 p.m.

Rescue services were dispatched to the scene.

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Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, http://pilotonline.com


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