PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
411 PM CST WED NOV 9 2011

...STORM SURVEY DETERMINES AN EF-1 TORNADO IN KINGWOOD AND EF-0
TORNADO JUST NORTH OF TEXAS CITY YESTERDAY...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY HAS DETERMINED THAT
TUESDAY'S STORM PRODUCED AN EF-1 TORNADO IN KINGWOOD LOCATED IN
FAR NORTHEASTERN HARRIS COUNTY. THE APPROXIMATE TRACK LENGTH OF
THIS TORNADO WAS ONE MILE AND ITS MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH WAS ESTIMATED
TO BE 150 YARDS. THE TIME OF THE TORNADO WAS APPROXIMATELY 137 PM.

THIS SYSTEM PRODUCED WIDESPREAD DAMAGE: NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED OR
UPROOTED...FOUR GARAGE DOORS BLOWN IN...AND WINDOW AND ROOF DAMAGE
TO NUMEROUS HOMES. MOST OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ALONG HIDDEN LAKES
DRIVE. THE STARTING POINT OF THE TRACK LOOKS TO BE NEAR THE
INTERSECTION OF WILLOW TERRACE DRIVE AND HIDDEN LAKES DRIVE.

A SECOND STORM SURVEY WAS DONE JUST NORTH OF TEXAS CITY AT THE
ISP PLANT WHERE MINOR DAMAGE OCCURRED AROUND 6 PM. IT WAS
ESTIMATED AN EF-0 TORNADO DID MINOR DAMAGE IN THE PLANT WITH THE
MAIN DAMAGE BEING 10 EMPTY TRAILERS THAT WERE FLIPPED OVER BY THE
WEAK TORNADO. THE LENGTH OF THE PATH WAS 1/2 MILE LONG AND 25
YARDS WIDE.

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