NWS: Preliminary reports indicate brief tornado hit Denton

The US National Weather Service confirms a brief tornado touchdown in Denton at approximately 6:56pm this evening.

Reports via emergency management and CASA Radar confirm a brief tornado occurred in the area of W University Drive near Carroll Blvd northwest of the TWU campus. Mostly tree damage was reported.

This area was under a Tornado Warning at the time. Damage assessment teams with the NWS Fort Worth will be surveying additional damage areas across the area tomorrow (weather permitting) to confirm if tornadoes occurred elsewhere.