NWS confirms tornado touched down near Smith Mountain Lake

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down near Smith Mountain. 

NWS said it was reported at 10:48 a.m., moving northeast at 40 miles per hour, according to WSET and WFXR

The area where the tornado was spotted was near western Smith Mountain Lake.

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