Tornado Confirmed In Washington County

October 22, 2021 2:09 am

The National Weather service has confirmed three tornadoes hit the region Thursday night.  One was in Hopewell Twp, Washington County where reports say homes along Willow Road and Lowry Lane were damaged.  The weather service will continue to investigate damage throughout the area over the next several days.  WJPA has also heard reports of moderate to severe damage to structures in Mt Pleasant, Independence and Hopewell Townships.  In Peters Twp, officials say the Venetia area was hit hard with reports of numerous trees and wires down and roadways blocked.  There have been no reports of any injuries.  West Penn Power crews continue work to restore service to hundreds of customers countywide.  According to their outage website, some customer may not have their power restored until 4 p.m.  (Photo shows storm damage in Venetia)