Tornado Damages School, Homes In Texas

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 4:43 am
By: News On 6

JONAH, Texas (AP) - The National Weather Service says a tornado has damaged more than 20 buildings north of Austin, Texas.

Meteorologist Chris Morris says 12 to 15 homes were among the structures damaged when the twister touched down west of Jonah in Williamson County early Monday. Winds between 85 and 95 mph downed trees that fell onto homes.

Another tornado collapsed a roof at a school building in Corsicana. A teacher dived under a table to avoid falling debris but no one was hurt at the Robert E. Lee Center. Corsicana schools spokesman Rob Ludwig says no students were in the room when the debris fell about 50 miles south of Dallas.

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