- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 8, 2014

SPANISHBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in southern West Virginia that left two people injured.

The weather service in Blacksburg, Virginia, said Wednesday the EF1 tornado traveled more than five miles Tuesday night in Mercer County between Matoaka and Spanishburg. It had maximum winds of 105 mph.

The tornado uprooted trees and severely damaged a mobile home. Media outlets report a woman and her 4-year-old son in the mobile home suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Princeton Community Hospital.

The weather service says the tornado was on the ground for about 10 minutes and had a maximum width of 180 yards.

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