Weather service now says 5 tornadoes touched down in Central Texas

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(KWTX) The National Weather Service Friday confirmed that two more tornadoes touched down on Oct. 13 in Hill and Freestone counties, raising the total to five.

One tornado touched down near Waxahachie High School. (CNN VAN photo)

The first tornado, an EF-0 with winds of 85 miles per hour, touched down at 12:47 p.m. Saturday just southwest of Waxahachie High School three miles west northwest of Waxahachie in Ellis County and was on the ground for about a minute.

The tornado damaged a window and bay door, broke out car windows, bent three parking lot lights and three signs and tossed a school trailer into a field about 50 yards away.

About two-dozen students who were inside the school escaped injury.

The second tornado touched down at 12:52 p.m. Saturday four miles south-southwest of Hillsboro and was on the ground for less than a minute.

The EF-0 tornado, with winds of 80 miles per hour, damaged homes and trees.

The third tornado touched down at 1:02 p.m. Saturday three miles south-southeast of Hillsboro.

The EF-1 tornado with 100-mile-per-hour winds was on the ground for about a minute.

Two homes, a small storage shed, an RV trailer and a small boat along FM 3267 were damaged.

The fourth tornado touched down at 1:13 p.m. on Oct. 13 three miles north-northeast of Bynum in Hill County.

The EF-0 tornado with winds of 80 miles per hour was on the ground for about two minutes and caused some tree damage.

The fifth tornado touched down at 4:30 p.m. seven miles southeast of Teague in Freestone County.

The EF-0 tornado with estimated winds of 85 miles per hour was on the ground for about three minutes in a mostly rural area, causing tree damage and power-line flashes.

Damage in the Shiloh area in Limestone County was caused by straight line winds, the weather service said.