Storm damage in Abilene, San Angelo, other parts of West Texas

Storm damage in Abilene, San Angelo, other parts of West Texas

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Severe storms produced damage across West Texas early Saturday morning, including apparent tornado damage in San Angelo and Abilene.

 

KTXS-TV reports most of the damage in Abilene is around South 7th Street and the Winters Freeway. The image associated with this story is from KTXS-TV.

This is video posted by an editor and columnist for the Abilene Reporter-News:

 

It's not yet clear if a tornado or straight-line wind produced the significant damage. A tornado warning was active for Abilene at the time; radar showed significant rotation on the storm. Radar expert James Aydelott showed the strong rotation just after 6 a.m.

The NWS San Angelo reported a tornado caused damage and injured at least one person in Ballinger. 

Here is a look at storm damage in San Angelo:

 And this was a tornado just south of Rowena in Runnels county:

 

Farther east, a tornado watch continues until 5 p.m. ahead of the line of storms. The watch runs from the Hill Country to Dallas up to Tulsa. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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