SALADO, Texas – A tornado was confirmed to have touched down in Salado on Tuesday afternoon and area residents have been posting photos and videos of the tornado on social media.
The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado touchdown, which caused damage to homes in the area.
Salado is located along I-35 about two hours north of San Antonio.
Here are some photos and videos Twitter users shared of the Salado tornado:
Here's a video of the tornado that touched down near Florence as storms rolled through the northern part of the KXAN viewing area Tuesday. The trail of damage stretched from northern Williamson County into Bell County near the town of Salado. Read more: https://t.co/K4VKYiwuky pic.twitter.com/UKeYyc5sup— KXAN News (@KXAN_News) April 13, 2022
Aerial shot of yesterday's tornado near Florence and Salado, Texas.— Will Leverett (@312Will) April 13, 2022
Regrettably, 23 people were injured and several homes and buildings destroyed. The circulation fortunately occluded and took a hard left to the north just before entering Salado or crossing I-35. #txwx pic.twitter.com/vFe8OQcnpB
Yesterday was huge. Still can’t believe I saw this tornado in Salado, TX. A lot of tornadoes happening in central TX this year. pic.twitter.com/N0tUpFBGAU— Lisa Monahan (@sheislisamarie) April 13, 2022
This was how close the tornado down near Salado, TX was to my brother's house... pic.twitter.com/h6PRBcgghQ— Josh Walrath (@JoshDWalrath) April 12, 2022