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Officials Confirm It Was A Tornado That Caused Storm Damage In Corsicana On December 30

NAVARRO COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — The National Weather Service has confirmed it was a tornado that caused damage in Corsicana on December 30.

A neighborhood in the city -- about 50 miles south of Dallas -- was hit by an EF0 tornado just before 11:00 a.m.

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The storm caused damage to roofs and the siding of some homes. At least 13 manufactured and frame-built homes sustained damage. The twister also downed several trees.

NWS officials said the tornado 'formed at the Nature Park Optimist Softball Complex, where it damaged a small concession/storage building, toppled a light pole, and destroyed awnings, fencing, and signage'.

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(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Wind speeds from the tornado are estimated to have reached 85 miles per hour.

No one was hurt.


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