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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
858 PM CDT Wed May 24 2023

...NWS Damage Survey for 05/23/23 Thunderstorm Wind Event...

.Overview... An isolated severe thunderstorm moved from north to
south across a portion of Southeast Texas on Tuesday, May 23. The
storm produced several reports of damage from multiple locations
between Huntsville and Conroe along the storm`s path through
Walker and Montgomery counties. One of the reports came from a
home construction site, where two people were reported killed and
seven injured when the home under construction collapsed.

.Walker-Montgomery Severe Storm...

Peak Wind /E/: 60-80 mph
Fatalities:             2
Injuries:               7

Start Date:             05/23/2023
Start Time:             02:35 PM CDT
Start Location:         Huntsville / Walker / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          30.7393 / -95.5669

End Date:               05/23/2023
End Time:               03:40 PM CDT
End Location:           Conroe / Montgomery / TX
End Lat/Lon:            30.3057 / -95.4155

Survey Summary: The survey crew visited four locations of
reported damage along the storm`s path. These locations were in
Huntsville; near New Waverly; near Willis in the Cape Malibu
subdivision; and in Conroe. At all locations, the survey crew
found damage consistent with straight-line winds in the range of
60-80 mph.


The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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