- Associated Press - Friday, April 7, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local):

11:50 a.m.

The National Weather Service is confirming two tornadoes in the Washington region.

The weather service confirmed that EF0 tornadoes touched down at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and in in Herndon, Virginia, on Thursday. Meteorologist Bryan Jackson says the weather service is investigating damage in other locations in the region Friday.

The weather service reports that a tornado with maximum winds of 70 mph touched down around 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Herndon, near the border between Loudoun and Fairfax counties, for less than a mile.

A few minutes later, a tornado with peak winds of 70 mph touched down at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in southeast Washington and was on the ground for about a mile.

No injuries or fatalities were reported.

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9 a.m.

The National Weather Service is confirming two tornadoes in southeastern Virginia.

The weather service confirmed that an EF1 tornado touched down in the Irvington area and an EF0 touched down in Chesapeake on Thursday.

A tornado with maximum wind speeds of 90 mph (145 kph) touched down after noon in Irvington and uprooted and snapped trees along a nearly 3-mile (5-kilometer) path.

About an hour later, a tornado with maximum wind speeds of 80 mph (128 kph) touched down in the Hickory area of Chesapeake. The tornado destroyed a recreational vehicle, damaged a concession stand, snapped trees and knocked a tree into a house along its nearly 5-mile (8-kilometer) path.

No injuries or fatalities were reported.

The National Weather Service says damage around Kilmarnock was determined to be straight line wind.

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7:30 a.m.

A 66-year-old woman was killed in South Carolina after strong winds toppled a tree, causing it to fall onto her home.

Authorities in Lancaster County say the woman died Thursday afternoon.

Wind advisories are in effect Friday across much of North and South Carolina, a day after storms moved through the area.

The National Weather Service says gusts of up to 40 mph (64 kph) are possible Friday across most of the Carolinas. Sustained winds could be as high as 25 mph (40 kph).

A gale warning is in effect off the North Carolina coast, with possible seas of up to 11 feet (3 meters).

An earlier round of storms in the Southeast on Sunday and Monday killed five people.

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