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At least one tornado confirmed in Taylor County


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – At least one tornado was confirmed in Taylor County early Thursday morning. Two people were hurt and at least one home sustained major damage.

Taylor County Sheriff’s deputies reported a tornado at 1:36 a.m. near Tye.

A tornado was also spotted near Impact at 1:46 a.m., according to spotters.

At least one person captured the tornado on video. Click here.

A wicked storm clipped Abilene and Taylor County as it proceeded across the Big Country early Thursday. Many in the Key City were awakened as a Tornado Warning was issued for the city.

Damage was reported at the mobile home park in Tye and near the Robertson Unit.

One home sustained major damage in Tye. Taylor County Sheriff Ricky Bishop said three people and two dogs were in a shelter when the tornado hit.

Two others received minor injuries but took themselves to an Abilene hospital for treatment.

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