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Suffolk Virginia Tornadoes - Forget Traveling Here Today

Virginia residents had a nasty surprise yesterday when 3 twisters took a deadly route through the state. More than 200 people were injured and homes and cars were wrecked by the storms and debris. If you and your lover were planning a Virginia vacation, call ahead to see if your hotel is still open.

Tornado Damage / AP PhotoTornado Damage / AP PhotoSince tornadoes have a clear trail of torture (some homes were destroyed only a few feet from others that were untouched) bus drivers and emergency services are still struggling to find safe routes to travel.

Within hours of the tornados, daredevil residents began posting videos on YouTube. The one below is the most vivid and had us questioning the sanity of guy doing the filming. Watch for yourself:

AP News reports that one shopping mall was "stripped bare of its facing" leaving wiring and insulation spilling out; phone and power lines add to the wreckage. Until a complete assessment of damage is made today, we won't know which businesses are still open.

Many roads are still closed as of this morning, and power remained out to over 5500 households. Southeastern Virginia is officially in a state of emergency, to free up resources to help with damages.

So before you head out on that romantic road trip, check news sources and call the Virginia Tourism Corporation for information about where to go and how long to wait.

Have a trip planned through Virginia this week? Have the tornados shot holes through your plans?

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we are so sorry for your deaths and we wil be praying for all of the tornadoe victims

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