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UPDATE: NWS finds EF-0 tornado damage in Mineola, total now 6

UPDATE: The NWS has found debris in Mineola and says an EF-0 tornado touched down in that area. The total number of tornadoes is now at six.


UPDATE: National Weather Service crews are back out Monday surveying more areas following the storms, and so far, has found damage north of Lindale that indicates an EF-1 touched down in that area.


The National Weather Service on Sunday released its preliminary findings on the four tornadoes that ripped through parts of East Texas Saturday night.

The first tornado touched down in Grand Saline and is rated an EF-0. The second tornado that touched down about one mile east of Canton is also an EF-0.

The third tornado, an EF-3, tracked a long path from south of Eustace to just west of Canton. The fourth tornado, which was another long track that started in Henderson County, went east of Canton and ended in Rains County, was also rated as an EF-3.

According to the NWS, path lengths and widths are still pending and survey crews will continue work on Monday.