Multiple tornadoes hit San Antonio

February 21, 2017 1:06 PM |

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Around 150 homes were damaged due to these severe overnight tornadoes and 46,000 customers were left without power in parts of San Antonio. Minor injuries were also reported in the area. The weather systems have caused significant damage to homes and left thousands without power.

According to National Weather Service, the first tornado that touched down on Linda drive near the Quarry shopping center was an EF-1 strength tornado with winds up to 105 mph and a path length of 4.5 miles.

The second tornado struck the region between Windrest and Converse. It had a strength of EF-0 with wind speed of 70 mph and a path length of 1.6 miles.

The third tornado near Putting Green, also on the Northeast Side, was an EF-1 with 110 mph winds and a path length of 1.4 miles.

The fourth tornado struck just east of Schoenthal Road. It had a strength of EF-0 with 85 mph winds and a path of only 0.70 miles.

Heavy rain and thunderstorms have rattled eastern parts of Texas and southern parts of Louisiana throughout the day and into Monday night.

According to meteorologists, no severe thunderstorms are expected anywhere across the United States on Tuesday.

Image Credit: mcminnlaw.com

 





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