At least 5 tornadoes confirmed in Texas

Forecasters say at least five tornadoes hit parts of north and east Texas in a storm system that damaged dozens of homes and left one person hurt.

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth on Thursday confirmed twisters struck Wednesday in northern Fort Worth with winds estimated at about 90 mph (145 kph); in Krum and Saginaw, north of Fort Worth, and Rockwall, northeast of Dallas, with winds estimated at 70 mph (113 kph) to 80 mph (129 kph).

Meteorologist Patricia Sanchez said a Wednesday tornado in Canton, in East Texas, was confirmed and crews were assessing damage.

Winds damaged or destroyed at least 25 homes were damaged or destroyed in Mabank (MAY’-bank), in the Cedar Creek Country Club subdivision. Officials say one person was treated for minor cuts.

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