Ebene News – United States – Suspected tornado hits Navarro County, damages 13 homes in Corsicana

CORSICANA (CBSDFWCOM) – Suspected tornado landed before lunch time on December 30 in Corsicana, breaking trees and damaging several mobile homes The clean-up effort continued on Wednesday afternoon and evening

Officials from the Navarro County Emergency Management Office and National Weather Service believe that an EF0 or EF1 tornado caused the damage

A CBS 11 News crew visited a mobile home park just off Cottonwood Circle where they found more than a dozen damaged homes.The roof was peeled off on a mobile home, and pieces metal others were scattered

Weather experts examine damage and radar video to assess exactly where the storm has passed and where the tornado landed At present, the twister is believed to have been on the ground for about 15 seconds

Initially, the emergency teams thought they were facing straight-line winds, but quickly realized the circumstances were more serious

“As we received more information, we became aware of this damage,” said Eric Meyers, emergency management coordinator for the Navarro County Emergency Management Office. was obvious that we were not dealing with straight line winds but with a small tornado, very compact but nevertheless damaging”

American Red Cross assists residents affected by storm Between 15 and 30 people have reportedly been displaced There are no reports of injuries

Tornado, Corsicana, Texas, National Weather Service

Ebene News – United States – Suspected tornado hits Navarro County, damaging 13 homes in Corsicana

Source: https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/12/30/suspected-tornado-navarro-county-damages-13-homes-corsicana/