Dangerous storms spawn tornadoes south and east of Dallas

42108.jpegTwo dangerous storms spawned tornadoes south and east of Dallas Sunday evening.

The National Weather Service said Rice High School in Navarro County sustained significant damage and "multiple vehicles" on Interstate 45 were overturned with motorists trapped inside.

Navarro County Sheriff Leslie Cotten said Sunday's storm caused an unknown number of injuries, although News 8 had not received any reports of anyone who had been seriously hurt, KENS 5 TV reports.

According to CNN, authorities in northeast Texas were assessing damage Monday morning after a possible tornado destroyed homes, knocked train cars off their track and injured at least four people.

Five homes in Rice, Texas, were destroyed as 125 mph winds whipped through a seven-mile swath of Navarro County Sunday evening, said Eric Meyers, the county's emergency management coordinator.


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