Transcript for Panicked Campers Seek Shelter From Tornado
More than thirteen hundred people were at the campground when the storm hit. Yeah. Panic and chaos as the winds whipped around the grounds snapping trees and -- trailers. One camper at the cherry stone -- camping resort shooting video scared but still able to describe the scene. -- The weather service issued a tornado warning ten minutes before the twister hit. All the -- phone costs and get out of the trailer now. The -- formed over the Chesapeake Bay producing a water spout that moved -- -- as a tornado. One volunteer firefighter who happened to be at the campground before the storm described this guy -- jet black. The tornado was part of a string of thunderstorms that hit the area the storm which produced strong winds and hail reportedly an inch in diameter. Lasted for nearly four hours dozens were injured including a couple whose granddaughter said they were sitting in their car. When that giant piece of debris came crashing down on top of it. The -- would resorts located on the Chesapeake Bay most of the campers were staying in RVs campers are tents. None of which are sturdy enough to withstand a tornado. The National Weather Service confirmed it was an EF one tornado that tore through the campgrounds officials here say that every single person on site thirteen hundred -- has been accounted for. After a very thorough check -- every single cabin in -- Karen Travers ABC news cape Charles Virginia.
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