Dallas Tornado Rated EF3

Good afternoon NTX. We have an update from the National Weather Service in FortWorth, as they continue their assessment and storm surveys of the damage across the area. As of 3pm there have been 3 confirmed tornadoes. 2 in Dallas county, and 1 in Van Zandt county

Dallas County- 2 Tornadoes

1- EF3 (North Dallas) winds of 140mph (more details to come)

1- EF1 Rowlett, winds of 100mph

Van Zandt County- 1 Tornado

1- EF0 North of Wills Point, along CR 3849. Winds of 80mph

The EF Scale (Enhanced Fujita Scale) is a scale we use to determine tornadic strength based off wind speeds

EF-0 (65-85mph), EF-1 (86-110mph), EF-2 (111-135mph), EF-3 (136-165mph), EF-4 (166-200mph), EF-5 (200+mph).

In Addition to the tornadoes, we also had numerous Hail and Wind reports across the area last night. Here’s a look at those reports via the NWS FortWorth

Stay tuned for the latest with Weather225 and the National Weather Service for the latest

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