Possible tornado damages school in Corsicana

CORSICANA, Texas (AP) - A possible tornado about 50 miles south
of the Dallas area collapsed part of the roof a school building, forcing a teacher to dive beneath a table to avoid falling debris.

A National Weather Service meteorologist in Fort Worth said the storm Monday was a possible tornado that damaged the Robert E. Lee Center, also known as the Lee Academy, in Corsicana. The facility is an alternative education center and the students were sent home.

Rob Ludwig, the public information officer for the Corsicana school district, said the teacher was unharmed and no students were in the room. There were no injuries.

The Corsicana storm was one of at least two possible tornadoes Monday morning. A second storm moved across Kaufmann County, but
there were no initial reports of building damage.


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