Significant Tornado Damage in Louisiana and Texas

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25 Apr 2019 8:06 AM
UPDATE: The Ruston tornado was at least an EF-3 and the San Augustine twister was at least an EF-2 per the National Weather Service Office in Shreveport, Louisiana. Overnight, tornadoes caused significant damage in Texas and Louisiana. At least two storm-related fatalities were confirmed in Ruston, Louisiana. https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/1121378591172726785 Louisiana Tech University took a direct hit and will be closed on Thursday. Several university facilities on campus suffered significant damage. https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/1121387509416464384 Earlier on Friday night, storms began in Texas. Spawning large hail, swift winds, and at least two twisters. A number of homes in San Augustine, Texas were completely leveled. https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/1121409982333734914 Stay with WeatherNation as the tornado threat will continue to shift east this afternoon and evening.
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