Tornado Report from NWS
National Weather Service full report on yesterday’s tornado outbreak in north Texas: 16 tornadoes have now been confirmed. The first tornado was in Montague County just after 5:30pm and the last tornado was in Ennis (Ellis Co) just after midnight. This information is considered preliminary.
Tornado #4: Millsap (Parker County) EF-1 with an estimated peak wind of 100 mph. 5 homes significantly damaged.
Tornado #5: Granbury (Hood County) EF-4 with a path length of 2.75 miles long and 880 yards wide. 6 fatalities, dozens of injuries, homes completely wiped off their foundation.
Tornado #6: Pecan Plantation (Hood County) EF-1 with estimated peak wind of 90-100 mph.
Tornado #7: West of Annetta South (Parker County) Significant damage reported near Tin Top Rd by emergency officials.
Tornado #8: Cleburne (Johnson County) EF-3 with an estimated peak wind of 140 mph. Tornado path length was 8.5 miles long and 0.6 of a mile wide. Significant damage.
Tornado #9: ESE Cleburne (Johnson County) EF-0 with estimated peak wind of 85 mph. Additional damage found.
Tornado #13: Ennis (Ellis County) EF-1 with estimated peak wind of 90 mph. Tornado path was 6 miles long. Significant damage to downtown Ennis buildings.
The most violent tornado was the one in Granbury, the EF-4, with violent winds 166-200 mph!
*The information in this statement by the NWS is preliminary and subject to possible changes pending final review of the event.