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05/02/08 - East Texas

Tornados Spotted In Beckville, Carthage, New Prospect

Damage to a barn near the Smith-Wood County line. (East Texas Cattle Company) Damage to a barn near the Smith-Wood County line. (East Texas Cattle Company)
(East Texas Cattle Company) (East Texas Cattle Company)
Damage to a barn near the Smith-Wood County line.  (East Texas Cattle Company) Damage to a barn near the Smith-Wood County line. (East Texas Cattle Company)
Thomas Kemper Thomas Kemper

Tornados have been spotted all over East Texas on Friday, sending emergency officials into action to prevent damage and injuries.

One was spotted near Beckville, which is Panola County, near Highway 24. A 911 dispatcher reported various sightings in the area. KLTV 7 Meteorologist Mark Scirto confirmed this tornado.

Workers at the LP Plant in Carthage also reported seeing tornados, and a tornado was also spotted in Riderville.

A tornado also reportedly touched down in Rusk County, around New Prospect, at Highway 43 and FM 1251.

A volunteer fireman confirmed the Rusk County tornado, and said that it hit his house.

 

 

 

 

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