DENISON, Texas – Authorities say storms in northern Texas have destroyed several homes and left one person with minor injuries.
National Weather Service officials are expected to review the damage to confirm whether a tornado touched down Monday night in Denison.
Police Lt. Billy Shaw says, "it did appear to be a tornado, by looking at the damage."
Shaw says about 5,000 homes and businesses are without electricity in the Denison area. He says two or three homes were destroyed.
Sherman Fire Department Chief Jeff Jones says at least 2,000 customers in Sherman and northern Grayson County are without electricity. He says at least 20 homes and businesses were damaged.
A Grayson County sheriff's dispatcher says one person was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.