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Amherst / Lynchburg : Severe Storms & Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018 |

Photo Courtesy of Virginia State Police : Above part of the damage left Sunday evening – April 15, 2018 after severe thunderstorms and likely tornadoes hit parts of Amherst County and the city of Lynchburg. The Elon community in Amherst was one of the hardest hit.

Amherst County, Virginia

A line of severe storms spawning tornadoes across a large part of Central Virginia Sunday night is responsible for significant damage in Amherst County and The City of Lynchburg. The hardest his area in Amherst is in Elon.


Above aerial video from WDBJ-7 Roanoke of the damage in Lynchburg.

Photo via VSP : This home in the Elon Community of Amherst County was complete destroyed and blown from the foundation during Sunday night’s tornado. April 15, 2018

Additional coverage on the line of storms here from WDBJ-7 Roanoke.

More coverage and photos on the storm here from WSET ABC-13 in Lynchburg.

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