HOUSTON COUNTY, Texas — The National Weather Service confirmed at least five tornadoes struck East Texas on Saturday.

The NWS says tornadoes touched down in the following areas:

  • EF-2 - South of Alto in Cherokee County
  • EF-3 - Southwest of Alto on Texas 21
  • EF-3 - Weches (one fatality)   
  • EF-2 - West of Lovelady
  • EF-1 Ratcliff (four injuries)

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