A Kilgore Police Department dispatcher said the tree is blocking the street between Camp and Leach streets, and crews are already working to cut it up.
Emergency responders across Central Texas were kept busy Saturday after two storms in the area prompted tornado warnings.
That included one storm around 1 p.m. that the NWS believes caused two tornadoes in Hill County, one just west of Hillsboro and again east of the city near Bynum.
The National Weather Service said on Twitter that radar confirmed a tornado touchdown northeast of Bynum because representation showed a debris signature.
Tornadoes are tearing through central Texas on this Saturday afternoon. See the damage at this Waxahachie High School. Tornado watches remain in effect through 6 and 8 pm CDT. Be alert, have a way to get warnings and know where youd go.
A new tornado watch has been issued for eastern Texas. A couple of tornadoes, isolated wind gusts and large hail are possible through this evening.
6 tornadoes hit Texas and Oklahoma, officials say.
Sergios moisture will now move into Texas and Oklahoma, bringing flooding rainfall and severe weather, including the potential for tornadoes as early as this morning:
NEW VIDEO: Strong thunderstorms have been developing in the heart of #Texas on Saturday. Several of these storms have produced funnel clouds & tornadoes. This video shows a visible funnel cloud in Venus, Texas. Credit: Jesicah Embry @NWSFortWorth #TXwx #SevereWeather
A TORNADO WATCH has been issued until 6pm this evening for parts of North Texas. Does NOT include most of the DFW area. Strong to severe storms are possible in the watch area with the main threat being damaging winds, but a few tornadoes are possible. #wfaaweather
Strong storms developing west of our area will continue to progress into Southeast Texas this afternoon and evening. Some of these storms may produce severe winds, hail, and isolated tornadoes. Be sure that you have multiple ways to receive warnings! #bcswx #houwx #glswx
Severe Weather Warning: Today and tomorrow, high risk of heavy rain causing flooding. Potential for damaging winds and tornadoes. Texans, Monitor weather alerts: Review safety information: #TurnAroundDontDrown #Texas #txwx
As of 5:30pm, 6 tornadoes reported in Texas today. Current storm report:
Today, weve had 6 tornadoes reported in Texas, including the EF-0 confirmed in #Brady just north of the @cbsaustin area. #cbsaustinwx #txwx