Tornado causes minor damage at Brownsville airport

2 years 2 weeks 6 days ago Monday, July 27 2020 Jul 27, 2020 July 27, 2020 7:33 AM July 27, 2020 in News - Local

While the city of Brownsville was spared the worst of Hurricane Hanna, a tornado struck the local airport on Sunday.

The tornado hit the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, damaging several buildings.

The tornado — classified as an EF0, with gusts of 65 to 85 mph — ripped metal siding off one building and caused minor damage to others.

No injuries were reported.

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