ELKIN, N.C. (WGHP) — A tornado caused damage on Friday in Surry County, according to the National Weather Service.
The NWS confirmed that around 4:44 p.m., an EF-0 tornado touched down in Elkin near Knollwood Drive with max winds of 85 miles per hour.
The tornado was on the ground for about 100 yards. Several trees were uprooted, and two trees fell on homes.
FOX8 Meteorologist Charles Ewing says a rotating supercell was in the Elkin area Friday, and severe thunderstorm warnings were issued.
NWS officials went back to Elkin on Monday and found EF-0 tornado damage.
A full report of the tornado damage by the NWS has not been released yet.
Elkin City Schools are closed on Monday due to storm damage, according to an ECS statement.