LINCOLNIA, Va. - A tornado touched down during severe weather in Fairfax County early Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
The NWS said the tornado, which registered as an EF-0, touched down near the softball field at Thomas Jefferson High School in Lincolnia at about 5:55 a.m.
The estimated max wind speed was 70 mph and the NWS said the maximum path width was 100 yards.
Confirmed tornado this morning. EF-0 w/ 70mph wind before school at Thomas Jefferson High School in Arlington. Minor damage and didn't last long. pic.twitter.com/yi0kyfHLJz— Gary McGrady (@garyfox5dc) July 24, 2018
According to the NWS, the tornado traveled a path length of a quarter mile and damaged fences, two sheds, light poles and several trees.
The tornado was strong enough to throw a shipping container 100 yards, the NWS reported.
There were no injuries or deaths reported.
In Burke, officials said a woman was killed after a tree fell onto her home Monday evening.