Tornado damage reported in San Augustine

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Damage has been reported in San Augustine county after a tornado occurred in this area late Wednesday night.

Per a local storm report sent in by the public, a tornado was reported at 11:20 PM with damage at HWY 21 & HWY 96, just west of downtown San Augustine.

At the peak of this warning, the National Weather Service confirmed a radar indicated tornado with confirmed reports from the San Augustine County Sheriff’s office of trees and power lines down. The NWS then upgraded it’s warning from a radar indicated to an observed tornado as it exited San Augustine & Shelby counties moving into Sabine Parish.

TxDot Lufkin also advises people to stay clear of this area.

Here are the latest road closures. Follow TxDot Lufkin here for more updates.

KETK has multiple crews in route to San Augustine, and will provide updates on KETK Today starting at 5 AM.

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