PANOLA COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Shreveport said they found EF-2 tornado damage in Panola County on Wednesday.
They said the damage was located southwest of Elysian Fields and northwest of De Berry. The storm had winds of 115 mph. NWS is also still searching in Harrison County.
According to an NWS preliminary report, the tornado touched down in Panola County in a wooded area near CR 3123. About 200 trees were snapped and uprooted in the area which was about 460 yards wide.
The roof of a family’s house on CR 312 and CR 3123 was damaged by the storm, officials said. More trees were uprooted near FM 31, then the storm moved into Harrison County.
The tornado also traveled through Old Town Road, FM 451, CR 1214 and FM 9. It took off parts of the roof of a two-story house, NWS said.