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06/07/05 -- East Texas

Strong Storms Pound East Texas Again Tuesday Night

by Lee Ringer

Strong storms rumbled across East Texas again Tuesday afternoon and evening. There were spotty reports of hail, downed trees, and flooding.

Here's a recap of storms reports across the area on Tuesday:

  • 5:40pm -- trees and power lines down near Carthage in Panola County
  • 6:15pm -- trees down from thunderstorm wind gusts near Gary in Panola County
  • 6:30pm -- flooding on some streets near Carthage in Panola County
  • 7:10pm -- trees down from thunderstorm wind gusts north of Mount Enterprise in Rusk County
  • 8:00pm -- dime sized hail near Cushing in northwestern Nacogdoches County.
  • 8:20pm -- trees down from thunderstorm wind gusts just south of Gallatin in Cherokee County
  • 9:30pm -- some flooded intersections reported in the city of Nacogdoches
  • 9:35pm -- penny sized hail reported just south of Nacogdoches
  • 9:45pm -- 3.8" of rain in Looneyville in northwestern Nacogdoches County
  • 9:45pm -- 2.2" of rain in southern Rusk County

Severe weather was also reported on Monday when an F1 tornado created a 6 mile damage path across Grapeland in northern Houston County.

Scattered thunderstorms are again in the forecast for Wednesday in East Texas. A few of the storms could become strong. Stay tuned to KTRE and ktre.com for weather updates through the day.

When severe weather strikes your community, you can e-mail reports and pictures direct to the Live Doppler 9 Weather Center at weather@ktre.com.

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