Strong Storms Pound East Texas Again Tuesday Night

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.