Damage from the June 9 tornado in the Big Divide area is estimated to total more than $2.6 million, according to a preliminary assessment conducted by representatives from the Building Officials Association of Texas disaster response team. The assessment was conducted on properties in the area Monday. 

The tornado hit western Copperas Cove with peak wind speeds of about 115 mph, said Tom Bradshaw, meteorologist in charge at the Fort Worth Office of the National Weather Service. The path was a mile long.

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