SPC Stats

Path length: 0.3 miles

Width:  20 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  8

Rating:  F2

County:  Harris

A small tornado given a rating of F2 hit a mobile home park in the Houston suburb of Deer Park during the afternoon time of July 29, 1971.  Per Storm Data and newspaper articles, six mobile homes were blown from their foundations and two trailers were demolished.  There were 8 minor injuries.  The path was reported to be only 0.3 miles.  Thomas Grazulis does not include this event in Significant Tornadoes.

Tornado Path

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SPC coordinates (only one point given):  Start: 29.83 / -95.13   

The red dot indicates the official SPC coordinates. The star shows the location of Deer Park so the SPC point is too far north.

Note:  Exact tornado path may not be straight and/or continuous.

Newspaper Clippings

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