Tornado touched down in Fairfax Co.

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FAIRFAX CO. – The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Fairfax County Tuesday morning.

The tornado touched down near the Thomas Jefferson High School softball field located in Lincolnia just before 6 a.m., the NWS said.

Officials say the tornado traveled a quarter mile, had a maximum wind speed of 70 mph and had a maximum width of 100 yards.

Fences, sheds, light poles, and trees were damaged by the tornado, but the NWS said no one was injured.

This news comes hours after a woman was killed from a tree falling onto her home in Burke.

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