During the April 25-28, 2011 Super Outbreak, 34 tornadoes occurred in Texas. Most of the tornadoes produced damage in the EF0 range. Two were rated EF2. The remaining twisters caused EF1 damage. This summary explores one of the EF1 tornadoes that struck Groesbeck, TX.
An estimated F4 tornado (part of a family of twisters) on June 8, 1995 moved 3 miles hitting parts of Pampa, TX. 17 homes and 30 businesses were destroyed.
A large winter outbreak occurred across the state of Texas on December 29, 2006. Officially, the SPC Database lists 27 tornadoes. The max rating was F2 and there were four tornadoes given that rating. We look at one of the F2 twisters in this summary.
A very strong storm system produced 12 tornadoes across parts of North and Central Texas on December 26, 2015. The strongest that day was rated EF-4. There were 10 fatalities, 9 of which were in vehicles.
A total of 6 tornadoes occurred on December 13, 1977 across portions of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. In this summary, we look at an F3 that hit in NE Harris and SW Liberty Counties in TX. Path length was 25 miles. Per Thomas Grazulis, the path ran parallel to and north of US-90.
This summary looks back at an estimated F3 tornado from December 12, 1928. It crossed through parts of Angelina County, TX. Information for this event came from the following resources. Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes and Newspaper articles via newspapers.com
There was one tornado confirmed on December 1, 1953. It hit south of Seguin, TX. Per the Climatological Data National Summary (CDNS), 7 homes were destroyed and another 7 were damaged.
The state of Texas had a total of 14 tornadoes during the massive November 21-23, 1992 tornado outbreak. 12 of the 14 where in the Houston County Warning area. This summary digs into the strongest that occurred in this area. It was an F4 that hit Channelview.
It is considered one of the worst outbreaks to occur across Southeast Texas/Southwest Louisiana. At least 14 tornadoes hit this area on November 7, 1957. The Orange, TX F4 tornado is the topic of this summary. It was the strongest of the outbreak. 180 homes were destroyed. 115 of these were in the Riverside Housing Project. 9 ships and 3 barges were torn from their moorings.
This tornado hit the south end of the Baytown tunnel at rush hour. A tunnel guard described the event, “It was just like a big vacuum cleaner.” At least a dozen cars were picked up at the end of the tunnel.