Path length: 1 mile
Width: 83 yards
In today’s summary, we look at another strong tornado spawned by Hurricane Carla. Yesterday, we explored the details of an F3 that hit Kaplan, LA. You can find that summary here. There was a total of 10 tornadoes in Louisiana associated with this storm. In Texas, there were 8 tornadoes.
At 5:50pm on September 11, an estimated F3 quickly hit Channelview outside of Houston causing $200,000 in damage, 22 injuries and 0 fatalities. 18 homes and 6 commercial buildings were destroyed. Per Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes, the tornado sounded “like a bunch of jets”. Cars were thrown up to 100 yards.
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