The twister hit town around 10:40 am. m. and damaged trees and the roofs of some mobile homes, the weather service said. Photos and videos published online showed the consequences.
In a storm damage report published online, the Navarro County Office of Emergency Management said the area hit by the tornado was approximately 100 meters wide and 600 meters long. Thirteen mobile homes were damaged, as well as two other homes that were hit by fallen trees, the office said. The storm also tore trees up to 28 inches in diameter.
The strength of the tornado and its maximum wind speed were not determined until Wednesday afternoon, said the weather service.
It rained only lightly on Wednesday in most parts of north Texas, and although the Corsicana area weather service did not issue tornado clocks or warnings, the forecast for the area included the likelihood of storms with strong to noxious winds.
While thunderstorms and tornadoes are more common in the spring, tornadoes can occur year-round in North Texas. In the period from 1880 to 2020, North Texas registered 72 tornadoes in December, according to weather service data.
The most notable December tornadoes in North Texas hit December. 26, 2015. That night, a dozen Twisters raced through the region, including an EF-4 tornado that hit about Nov.. Damaged 000 homes in Counties Dallas and Rockwall. Thirteen people were killed in the storms that night.
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