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22aprAll DayDirect (Lamar County, TX)

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Start Time: 6:35 pm CDT 

End Time:  6:42 pm CDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 110 mph

Path length: 4.43 miles

Width:  Unknown

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Lamar

State:  Texas

Start Lat/Lon: 33.8088 / -95.7324

End Lat/Lon: 33.8037 / -95.656


A majority of the damage associated with this tornado was to a mix of softwood and hardwood trees, though a few outbuildings were damaged or destroyed near the community of Direct. This tornado appears to have started near/along County Road 36500 and then tracked towards the east to across Farm-to-Market Road 1499. The tornado appears to have dissipated along the southern edge of Pat Mayse Lake.


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