MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KBTX) – As a cold front pushed through the Brazos Valley Saturday, the boundary brought a line of rain & strong thunderstorms along with it. A few of which ended up being severe / tornado warned, especially as the activity pushed across the far southern and eastern reaches of the area. A survey conducted by the National Weather Service office in Houston confirmed Saturday evening that a tornado occurred within the warned storm in Northeastern Montgomery County earlier in the day.
After conducting a storm survey, we can confirm that a tornado occurred within the warned storm in NE Montgomery County earlier today. The tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF-1, with an approximate path length of 1.75 miles and width of 100 yards. #houwx #txwx pic.twitter.com/mQ51d34bRE
— NWS Houston (@NWSHouston) December 19, 2021
Preliminary details on the tornado are as follows:
|Location:||Northeastern Montgomery County — East of FM 1484|
|Path Width:||100 yards|
|Path Length:||1.75 miles|
Surveyors at the National Weather Service say widespread tree damage, including uprooted trees, was found along the damage path.
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