FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas – Multiple tornadoes were reported in Fayette County Friday morning amid severe weather, according to Fayette County Sheriff's Office.

  • 5 reports of tornadoes in Fayette County
  • Businesses damaged
  • No major injuries reported

Originally, the Doppler indicated that a tornado formed southeast of Bastrop County in La Grange at 9 a.m. Another tornado was reported by Fayette County Law Enforcement at 8:20 a.m. in Flatonia. Chief Meterologist Burton Fitsimmonz said there two reports of a tornado at that time.

In a report later sent by the sheriff's office, the county received calls about tornado touchdowns in these three locations:

  • EhlerGrasshoff Road, north of Flatonia
  • Highway 71, west of LaGrange
  • Egypt Road, in the western part of the county

In total, the sheriff’s office received a total of five different reports of tornadoes that touched down and caused damage in the areas they were reported.

In addition, Sheriff Keith Korenek reported the sheriff’s office received a total of 12 vehicle crashes within the county with no major injuries. There were also no other injuries reported during the severe storms.

At this time, several industrial businesses already appear to have been damaged near the Fayette Regional Air Center Airport.

Residents were encouraged to stay indoors.

Spectrum News is working to get more information.

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