By Marci L. Stone, MBA, EFO
Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue
February 24, 2012,Bedford County went under the first Tornado Watch for the 2012 Tornado season.
According to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management last year Virginia had 51 tornadoes, the second highest number on record. It is important for everyone to stay informed of the potential for severe weather and to know what to do when watches and warnings are in effect for Bedford County.