According to reports, the Jacksboro High School gymnasium was hit directly, but when NBC 5 called the high school, we were told that all students were safe. Jacksboro is located in Jack County, which is located west of Wise County.
A possible tornado struck Jacksboro on Monday afternoon, causing significant damage, including at Jacksboro High School and the Jacksboro Animal Shelter.
— Katy Blakey (@KatyBlakeyNBC5) March 21, 2022
According to NBC5, The Jacksboro Aminal Shelter was also reported to have been directly hit by the same storm. The shelter told NBC 5 that they were out surveying the damage when we called.
There are also reports of trees blocking portions of Highway 380. Firefighters report major damage in the area of Highway 380 and FM 4 west of Jacksboro.
— U.S. Tornadoes (@USTornadoes) March 21, 2022
A new emergency shelter has opened.
The Twin Lakes Activity Center, located at 1114 TX-59 in Jacksboro, has set up a shelter for anyone in need.