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18marAll DayCrystal Falls (Stephens County, TX)

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Start Time:  9:04 pm CDT 

End Time: 9:10 pm CDT 

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds:  65 mph

Path length:  1.5275 miles

Width:  12 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County: Stephens

State:  Texas

Start Lat/Lon: 32.9074 / -98.9049

End Lat/Lon: 32.9274 / -98.8939


A severe thunderstorm developed in Shackelford County, then moved northeast into western Stephens County. The storm crossed Hubbard Creek Reservoir before gaining additional rotation as evident on radar.  As the storm moved into northern Stephens County, a tornado developed near Crystal Falls.  The tornado was rated an EF-0, with damage confined to broken tree limbs.  Maximum wind speeds were around 65 mph.


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