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Major hurricane brings tornado damage to Northeast Texas

A powerful storm system moved into northeast Texas Friday evening, with reports of large tornado damage in many parts of the region.

Starting in the late afternoon hours, the National Weather Service issued There was a flurry of tornado warnings for dozens of cities and towns, especially on the Interstate 35 corridor.

Images and videos posted on social media showed debris lying in flat houses and fields.

Major hurricane brings tornado damage to Northeast Texas
Hurricane damage in the community of Cavines, Texas, just north of the city of Paris. November 4, 2022.

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Video obtained by CBS News shows a twister passing through Sulfur Springs, a city about 80 miles east of Dallas. Several houses were damaged in Sulfur Springs, CBS Dallas told,

It appears that many communities north of the city of Paris have been badly affected. Cell phone video showed tornadoes torn through the community of Powderly, while images captured destroyed buildings in the community of Cavines.

The Sheriff’s Office of Lamar County, which includes Paris, reported late Friday that at least 50 homes were either damaged or destroyed, and that at least 10 people were being treated at a Paris hospital in connection with the storm. to be done. The sheriff’s office said two were in critical condition. The sheriff’s office said no casualties were reported in Lamar County as of Friday night.

The storm brought unpredictable weather to East Texas. A video shows hail falling on Waxahachie, a town south of Dallas tornado warning siren went into the background.

vehicle during on a highway Tried to navigate the drenching rain south of the Texas-Oklahoma border.

The extent of the damage was still unclear. There was no immediate word on whether there were any injuries or deaths from the storm.

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