Houston County tornado determined EF2 with 125 mph winds

Published: Mar. 23, 2022 at 3:13 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

CROCKETT, Texas (KTRE) - Houston County was hit with winds up to 125 mph from an EF2 rated tornado traveling along Hwy 21 to the north of Crockett according to the NWS survey.

The survey indicated 10 total injuries, three of which were listed as ‘serious,’ where the occupants of two mobiles homes were thrown into an adjacent field.

KTRE’s Phoebe Green spoke with Jessica James at the Crockett Civic Center which has been outfitted as a shelter to help families after the storm.

James said 60 people came to the shelter the night of the storm. She said essentials like water, baby wipes, and deodorant are available to people in need.

Copyright 2022 KTRE. All rights reserved.