Tornado Damages 196 Homes Near Central Texas City

 Monday, June 10, 2019


Officials said a tornado touched down near Copperas Cove on Sunday and damaged nearly 200 homes in the area. No injuries were reported.

The confirmed tornado touched down at 5:28 p.m. on the west side of town near Big Divide road. Officials said 196 homes are damaged. Of those, officials said three are uninhabitable.

The families displaced by the tornado have made arrangements to stay with family and friends, according to officials. At this time, there is no estimate on the amount of damage.

Officials said that as soon as the National Weather Service issued warnings for the area, the city sent out notifications by CodeRed to residents.