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Christmas Day tornadoes reported in parts of Deep E. Texas


The National Weather Service reported at least three possible tornado touch downs in Houston and Trinity Counties this morning.

Just after 9 a.m. Christmas morning, a possible tornado touch down near Houston County Lake was reported to the National Weather Service.

Around 9:22 a.m., the National Weather Service received a public report of tornado damage on Highway 287 about 13 miles southeast of Crockett, which destroyed a feed store. Crockett Police have also reported damage to the Lovelady State Bank, as well as a home that lost it's roof and trees and power lines down in the area. They are not reporting any injuries at this time.

There was also a report to the NWS by a trained spotter of a tornado passing through a pasture about 15 miles southeast of Crockett in Trinity County.

Around 10 a.m. there were reports of one inch hail 11 miles northwest of Lufkin.

A tornado watch remains in effect for Deep East Texas through 4 p.m. Christmas Day.

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