EF-1 Tornado Confirmed as Damage Cause in Bowie Friday Night

DALLAS – WBAP/KLIF – As many as 200 homes and 50 businesses were damaged by a tornado Friday night, now confirmed by the National Weather Service as an EF-1 tornado in strength, with winds estimated at 95 miles an hour.

Governor Greg Abbott has deployed Texas Task Force 2 to to assist with cleanup.  Emergency officials report at least 400 power poles down and requiring replacement.

A cluster of storms formed along the Red River Friday night, bringing hail the size of softballs and heavy rain, including flash flooding.

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