Several tornadoes touched down in the Humble area during Saturday night’s storms.
The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday that multiple tornadoes touched down in the Houston area late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, according to findings from survey teams.
According to Humble Police Chief Ken Thies, parts of a commercial roof were blown nearly a quarter-mile away, landing in the middle of a nearby neighborhood.
Multiple homes and businesses reported some level of damage, including fallen trees and roofs torn off.
EF-1 damage was found near Humble and EF-0 damage near Montgomery. The survey teams also found an EF-1 tornado hit the Kingwood area. Scientists use the Fujita scale to measure tornado damage intensity. An EF-0 means winds were between 40 and 72 mph, and an EF-1 tornado has winds between 73 and 112 mph.
Power lines were also damaged, according to authorities. As a result, power was knocked out for thousands of residents.No injuries were reported.
City crews, police officers and residents worked together to clear roads of downed trees.
The story courtesy of Click2Houston.com. Photos courtesy of David Lambrix, Kingwood