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05/16/08 - East Texas

Winnsboro, Rusk County Damage Caused By EF1 Tornados

The damage that was caused on Wednesday and Thursday has been determined by the National Weather Service to have been caused by 2 EF1 tornados.

In Rusk County, the damage was caused by 105-110 MPH winds in an EF1 tornado on Wednesday. The tornado snapped trees and power lines, destroyed a mobile home, and collapsed a large barn.

On Thursday, another EF1 tornado was determined to have followed a path of about three miles long and 100 yards wide at its widest point. It caused damage throughout Winnsboro.

Cathryn Khalil / ckhalil@kltv.com

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