Virginia Weather and Disaster Statistics: Tornado Statistics
Tornado Statistics, 2007
Total number of tornadoes: 2
Total people killed: 0
Total people injured: 0
Total damage estimated: $80,000
This list was compiled from National Weather Service reports.
Apr. 27, 2007 – 11:30 a.m. – Gloucester County
Damage began near Starvation Road and ended near Willis Road near Petsworth Elementary School. Multiple trees sheared off or blown over. Structural damage included one large tree on a house and roofs blown off horse stables.
Sept. 14, 2007 – 11:10 p.m. – Northampton County
A waterspout came onshore at Silver Beach near Whittington Road and Downings Beach. The F0 tornado produced structural damage and downed numerous trees in about a five mile path from Silver Beach northeast to Wardtown. Damage to an SUV from a downed tree and roof damage to the recreation center at Camp YMCA was reported at Downing Beach Drive. Damage to a barn where the roof was completely removed, occurred in the Peaceful Way development. In the Jamesville area, a tree pierced a roof entering into the kitchen, a mobile home was displaced from its foundation, a trailer was completely destroyed by a falling tree, and some damage to the Bethel Methodist Church. In Wardtown, some damage was reported to a vehicle due to flying debris, and large trees were down in the convenience center, taking out the security fence.
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Virginia Disaster Relief Fund
How is the money distributed?
Fund proceeds will be distributed to local long-term recovery groups, members of the Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and other non-profit and faith-based organizations as a grant.
Many of these groups work directly with individuals and families following a disaster.
How else can I donate?
The Virginia Disaster Relief Fund benefits projects that include: repair or rebuilding of underinsured dwellings, transportation assistance, replacing essential household items, helping renters establish new rental residence, temporary living expenses while recovering from loss, and more.
How can I donate?
If you want to help, send checks made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia with “Virginia Disaster Relief Fund” noted in the memo line to:
P.O. Box 1971
Richmond, VA 23218-1971