The National Weather Service has said that they would be investigating near the Thaxton area and perhaps in Halifax County as well.
The National Weather Service has ranked a tornado that touched down in Bedford County Friday morning as an EF-1.
It has been determined that the tornado touched down at 5:50 AM EDT 4.5 miles south of Clermot, GA and then picked up three minutes later 4.4 miles SE of Clermot, GA.
The storm likely had a maximum wind speed of 105 miles per hour, weather experts said, revealing that the storm snapped and uprooted trees and damaged the roofs of a home and a barn.
According to WHSV's sister station, WDBJ, strong, gusty winds and a confirmed tornado in the area led to downed trees and damage to buildings.
Photos show property damage caused by severe storms and a confirmed tornado in Franklin County. The tornado also destroyed an outbuilding off Centennial Road.
Crews in St. Thomas Township are dealing with considerable damage from a likely tornado Friday evening.