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EF-0 Tornado Near Pittsburg, TX--April 13, 2014
 
Overview
Thunderstorms developed over Northeast Texas during the afternoon of April 13, 2014. Damage was reported near Pittsburg, TX. A survey team from the National Weather Service office in Shreveport investigated the damage and viewed video taken by a bank security camera. The team determined that an EF-0 tornado occurred just north of Pittsburg. Estimated peak wind speeds were around 70-75 mph.

TOTAL TORNADO COUNT = 1

EF-0 = 1
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REMARKS
 2 miles N of Pittsburg, Camp County, TX 2 miles N of Pittsburg, Camp County, TX EF-0 70-75 mph 3:46pm CDT 3:47pm CDT 500 yards/25 yards None A few businesses along Highway 271 were damaged. A number of billboard signs were damaged and a few businesss sustained roof and wall damage. A local bank captured video of the small tornado with its outside security system.
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Disclaimer
This survey data is preliminary and subject to change as more information becomes available.  Road accessibility and inconsistencies between mapping and GPS software may limit the accuracy of the tracks plotted on this map. Line widths are not representative of actual tornado widths.  The information plotted on this map is intended for general reference use only.

For official post-storm information, use Storm Data from the National Climatic Data Center.

 

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Photos
Photos of the tornado just north of Pittsburg, TX. Courtesy of Byron Beene. Photos of the tornado just north of Pittsburg, TX. Courtesy of Byron Beene.
Photos of the tornado just north of Pittsburg, TX. Courtesy of Byron Beene.
 
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