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

Click Map To Enlarge

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

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

Questions or comments about this summary?  Contact us here!

Join the tornado history discussion on our Discord Server!

Note:  There are some images/videos in our summaries that were licensed to us to be used only on this website. If you would like to use an image/video in your project or blog, please contact us and we will grant permission if possible.

Newspaper clips are embedded via newspapers.com.  Please see their terms and conditions.

X