The National Weather Service of Fort Worth went on to rate the tornado an EF-3, with 140 miles per hour winds. They were in the back seat with their parents in the front, said Angelina County Sheriff's Department Capt. Alton Lenderman.
Falls County officials said that agencies would be reporting to Robertson County to assist after reports of people trapped, several injuries and damaged buildings.
But tornadoes aren't the only possible cause of destruction Sunday.
Trees were pulled up by the roots, roofs were torn off buildings and the cinderblock foundation was all that was left of a mobile home in the town, which is southeast of Waco.
A large storm system that dumped snow on Colorado and is threatening to make it a soggy weekend for many states to the south and east has drenched parts of Texas and spawned a possible tornado that didn't hurt anyone. By the time it moves into our area the line will be broken with scattered storms.
The large storm system also caused flash floods in Louisiana, where two deaths were reported.
More than 100 million people from the middle of the United States to the East Coast were at risk of extreme weather, facing warnings of heavy thunderstorms and another round of tornadoes, said NWS meteorologist Bob Oravec.
The National Weather Service in Jackson, Mississippi, confirmed a tornado touched down Saturday night in Starkville.
"It looks like a storm came up through Louisiana and into MS and exploded in Monroe County", Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said. We have a lot of flooding, there are several trees down. The setup for Sunday is certainly an attention getter for a couple waves of severe storms to impact the Commonwealth.
"Damaging winds and a couple of tornadoes will be the primary hazards, but isolated hail may accompany the strongest [storms]", the Storm Prediction Center wrote.