Crews cleaning up storm damage across East Texas

(Source: Rick Powell)
(Source: Rick Powell)

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Oncor crews are still working to repair power outages in Angelina and Houston counties. Minor storm damage was reported all over the East Texas News viewing area.

According to the Oncor website, there are still 28 power outages in the Lufkin area and five in the  Crockett area. Those numbers are down considerably from the outages Oncor was reporting late Tuesday night - 2,700 homes in Angelina County and 1,500 in Houston County.

In all, 198 customers in Lufkin, eight in Huntington, and 7 in Crockett are reporting that their power has been affected by the storm

Deep East Texas Power crews are on scene at the Six-Mile Bridge near the Hemphill side of the Toledo Bend Reservoir. High winds knocked a string of numerous power poles into the water.

The severe thunderstorms that blew through the Deep East Texas area wound up bringing some serious straight-line winds with them.

East Texas News received reports of downed trees and wind damage across the area.

In Nacogdoches, a large tree fell through a wood frame house and did damage to the kitchen near the intersection of Houston St. and North Mound St.

In San Augustine, numerous trees have been toppled and reported down, according to emergency managers.

In Sabine county, the city of Pineland had a 28-foot trailer over-turned just east of Temple Avenue, along with several trees downed in that area as well.

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