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Daily Historical Weather for June 17

In 1997, a large supercell tracked east southeast across Harris county toward the coast. A swath of damaging winds damaged homes, businesses, knocked down billboards, trees and power lines. Eight people were injured by flying glass in downtown Houston. Damage was estimated at $635,000 dollars.


Daily Historical Weather for June 17

The drought of 2011 created very dangerous fire weather conditions. The drought created tinder like conditions across East and Southeast Texas. The Bearing fire was sparked in Trinity County on the 17th and quickly grew to 23,000 acres making this the largest wildfire in East Texas history.


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