Third and fourth Central Texas tornadoes confirmed in Sunday’s storms

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The National Weather Service has confirmed a third and fourth tornado hit Central Texas during storms on Sunday.

Two tornadoes were confirmed in Williamson County near Thrall, causing heavy damage to some buildings.
NWS says the third tornado, an EF-1, touched down in the San Marcos/Kyle area, along Ranch Road 12 and new Ranch Road 12 across San Marcos and Kyle.

Investigators say as a result of this tornado, some trees were snapped and a small business had considerable structural damage.

The fourth tornado, an EF-0, touched down in eastern Hays County and southern Travis County near Niederwald and Mustang Ridge.

NWS says damage in this area included “a destroyed aluminum barn structure, car port damage, and a few trees with large limbs snapped. As the tornado moved northeast into the Mustang Ridge area, multiple mobile homes had significant roof damage.”

by CBS Austin | Wednesday, February 22nd 2017

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Kyrie Wagner