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Picking up the pieces: Tornadoes rip through county

by | Dec 31, 2015 | Latest

Charlie and Le Ann Peters survived the EF2 tornado which demolished their house while huddled inside their bathroom. The house is located on a county road outside Farmersville.

Charlie and Le Ann Peters survived the EF2 tornado which demolished their house while huddled inside their bathroom. The house is located on a county road outside Farmersville.

Massive destruction, lives lost and millions of dollars of property damage – these are all things North Texans are dealing with as they try to catch their breath from a weekend of unending severe weather.

Several tornadoes, including an EF2 twister in the Copeville and Farmersville area, wrecked havoc Saturday, Dec. 26 and killed 11 people throughout North Texas. The tornado had winds up to 125 mph.

At Hilltop Grocery and WW Feed Store in Copeville on Hwy. 78, two men were killed in the storm.

By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected].

For the complete story see the Dec. 31 edition of The Farmersville Times or click on the e-edition.

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