Tornado In East Texas Town Of Lindale Damages Several Homes — Rare Winter Tornado Appears Virtually Without Warning [Video]

The east Texas town of Lindale was struck by a devastating tornado that damaged nearly 50 homes Saturday afternoon. No injuries have been reported thus far.

Weather experts have not yet determined the full strength of the storm that struck the city Saturday afternoon. Emergency workers say calls started coming in around 3:20 p.m. reporting two funnel clouds spotted over Lindale, about 90 miles southeast of Dallas.

A witness shot video of the unusual December tornado yesterday afternoon.