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NWS confirms EF-0 tornado hit southwest part of Tyler

On Tuesday, NWS confirmed tornado sightings in the Tyler area, including Spur 364 and County Road 1125 (near Lindsey Park in Tyler).

TYLER, Texas — The National Weather Service in Shreveport has confirmed a EF-0 tornado went through the southwest area of Tyler Tuesday morning.

A NWS representative said Wednesday the tornado in Tyler had 80 mph winds. Crews are on the scene investigating area damages in Smith County and Cherokee County, and more information is expected later this afternoon.

An EF-0 tornado can range from winds from 65 to 85 mph. The scale goes up to EF-5, which means a tornado is over 200 mph, according to the NWS website.

Read the full story from our newspaper partner the Tyler Morning Telegraph.