• December 27, 2014

San Antonio area hit by twisters

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:00 pm

Tornadoes injure at least 8, destroy 30 structures

DALLAS - The National Weather Service said three tornadoes hit the San Antonio area during Monday's storms.

Officials said the storms damaged about 30 structures and injured at least eight people. Four people were hospitalized, though none had life-threatening injuries.

The weather service Tuesday said it surveyed damage in Medina and Bexar counties. Two of the tornadoes were measured as EF2, with maximum winds of 115 miles per hour. The third was a weaker EF1 tornado that hit 110 miles per hour.

Powerful storms packed lightning and hail and flooded roadways from South Texas to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

- Herald wire reports

More about

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.