Before and after photos of damage one year after tornadoes ripped through San Antonio

Six tornadoes touched down across SA on Feb. 19, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – Monday marks a year since six tornadoes slammed through parts of San Antonio and surrounding areas.

Some of the hardest-hit areas were on the North and Northeast Sides of the city, the Quarry and Alamo Heights area.

Roofs were torn off homes, trees fell on cars and many businesses were damaged by the severe weather.

Then-San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor issued a disaster declaration to secure federal funding for recovery.

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Below are before and after photos of the damage left behind by the tornadoes. (Click on the slider in the middle of each photo to view before and after images.)

There is also a slideshow showing the destruction of the storms on the night of Feb. 19, 2017.


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RJ Marquez has been at KSAT since 2010. He's covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area, and is the lead reporter for KSAT Explains. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms. You can see RJ regularly on KSAT Explains and Good Morning San Antonio. He also writes a weekly Spurs newsletter.