What the National Weather Service described as a “confirmed tornado” triggered a series of warnings for Botetourt County early Saturday evening.
Several images and videos posted to social media showed the tornado just east of Fincastle.
Fire-EMS Chief Jason Ferguson said there were no emergency calls or reports of damage by mid-evening.
Storm chasers on social media had also posted images and video of a rotating storm in Bedford County earlier in the afternoon, but no tornado was reported there.
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