Tornadoes, death counts tell all near Dallas

Last weekend, the NWS (National Weather Service) reported seven tornadoes in three counties east of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, plus four deaths. Know what the "EF" and the numbers mean related to a tornado – American Tornado Master detailed the "EF" information here.

Here is the run-down of the recent DFW tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service regarding their final update on the recent storms, including seven tornadoes:

  • Four EF-0 tornadoes (65-85 mph)
  • One EF-2 tornado (111-135 mph)
  • One EF-3 tornado (136-165 mph)
  • One EF-4 tornado (166-200 mph)

Details about the locations of the recent Dallas-area tornadoes:

  • Tornado 1 – an EF-0 near Grand Saline left a brief track at about 4:15 p.m.
  • Tornado 2 – an EF-0 near Canton left a brief track at about 5:10 p.m.
  • Tornado 3 – an EF-4 that left a long track from Eustace, in Henderson County, into Van Zandt County west of Canton between 5:29 p.m. and 6:09 p.m.
  • Tornado 4 – an EF-2 that left a long track east of Tornado 3 from Eustace, in Henderson County, into Van Zandt County west of Canton between 5:41 p.m. and 6:04 p.m.
  • Tornado 5 – an EF-3 that left a 51-mile-long track from Van Zandt County, through Canton and into Rains County from 6:08 p.m. to 7:28 p.m.
  • Tornado 6 – an EF-0 near Cumby that touched down from 5:30 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
  • Tornado 7 – an EF-0 southwest of Canton that left a brief track around 7:13 p.m.

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