SHREVEPORT, Louisiana (KETK) – The National Weather Service has announced that at least three tornados touched down in East Texas on Friday.

National Weather Service damage survey crews are still conducting their surveys in East Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana but they have confirmed tornados as listed in the following areas:

The areas that NWS confirmed tornados for are the following:

  • Northwest McCurtain County, Oklahoma
    • Pickens, Oklahoma – EF-2 – 125 mph, 2.9 mile track
    • Surveys continue today in McCurtain County, Oklahoma
  • Red River County, Texas to McCurtain County, Oklahoma
    • 2 tracks confirmed, possibly 1 continuous track
    • Red River County, Texas – EF-3 -150 mph, 35+ mile track
    • Broken Bow, Texas – EF-2 – 135 mph, 8+ mile track
    • Surveys continue in McCurtain County, Oklahoma
  • Camp, Titus, Morris and Bowie Counties in Texas to Little River and Howard, Arkansas
    • 2 tracks confirmed, possibly 1 continuous track
    • Morris County, Texas – EF-2 – 125 mph, 18+ mile track
    • Camp County, Texas – EF-1 – 95 mph, 2.2 mile track
    • Tracks possibly connect in Titus County, Texas
    • Surveys continue in northwest Cass County, Texas
    • Future survey pending in Howard County, Arkansas
  • Upshur, Morris and Cass Counties in Texas
    • Tornado damage confirmed in Hughes Springs, Texas
    • Survey begins Sunday in Upshur County, Texas
  • Southern Bossier and Bienville Parish, Louisiana
    • Future survey pending near Elm Grove, Louisiana and Ringgold, Louisiana

Many residents of East Texas are in shock about Friday’s tornados. The tornado confirmed in Morris County left one person dead, according to a Morris County judge.


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