3 tornadoes confirmed Monday in Rusk, Panola counties - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

3 tornadoes confirmed Monday in Rusk, Panola counties

Posted: Updated:
Storm clouds Monday over Tatum, about six miles from Beckville, where a tornado was reported. (Kevin Boyce/KYTX multimedia journalist) Storm clouds Monday over Tatum, about six miles from Beckville, where a tornado was reported. (Kevin Boyce/KYTX multimedia journalist)
  • CBS19.tv Web ExclusivesMore>>

  • Web Exclusive: Company cancels class to nix Southern accents, y'all, after complaints

    Web Exclusive: Company cancels class to nix Southern accents, y'all, after complaints

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:00:17 GMT
    We live in the South, so some of us may have a Southern accent, but would you consider saying "goodbye" to "howdy, y'all"?
    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee was going to offer a speech class for its workers next month to do just that, until it got canceled.
    More >>
    We live in the South, so some of us may have a Southern accent, but would you consider saying "goodbye" to "howdy, y'all"?
    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee was going to offer a speech class for its workers next month to do just that, until it got canceled.
    More >>
  • Web Exclusive: Ultra HD TVs

    Web Exclusive: Ultra HD TVs

    (CNN) -Some people just have to have the latest in television technology. The newest TVs on the market- ultra-high definition TVs- or UHD TVs. They have higher screen resolution than current high def screens, and are also known as "4-K" sets. "More >>
    (CNN) -Some people just have to have the latest in television technology. The newest TVs on the market- ultra-high definition TVs- or UHD TVs. They have higher screen resolution than current high def screens, and are also known as "4-K" sets. "More >>
  • Web Exclusive: A product to help keep sharks away on sale

    Web Exclusive: A product to help keep sharks away on sale

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:40:46 GMT
    If you're headed on a beach vacation, there's a product you may be interested in to help keep sharks away.  The device is called a Shark Shield.  It is now being sold in Florida.More >>
    If you're headed on a beach vacation, there's a product you may be interested in to help keep sharks away.  The device is called a Shark Shield.  It is now being sold in Florida.More >>

BECKVILLE/PANOLA COUNTY (KYTX) - The National Weather Service in Shreveport has confirmed that three tornadoes crossed through two East Texas counties Monday.

And officials at the weather service indicated that there may be more confirmed.

Tornadoes were confirmed 7 miles southeast of Kilgore; 9 miles east/southeast of Kilgore and 4 miles north/northeast of Beckville.

According to NWS meteorologist Brandi Richardson, the storm went through the Kilgore and Beckville areas.

"We didn't find a whole lot of damage," Richardson said, "but there is no doubt that it was a tornado."

Richardson says she found no structural damage, just downed trees and tree limbs.

The weather service says Panola County law enforcement reported downed telephone and electric utility lines about five miles north of Beckville. Hail up to three-quarters inch in diameter was reported between Henderson and Kilgore in Rusk County Monday.

Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.