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Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions. Read More >

 
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Tornadoes Rip Across North Texas

Thunderstorms erupted during the late afternoon hours of April 16, 2002. They quickly became severe, producing hail, damaging winds, and several tornadoes.

The National Weather Service in Ft. Worth continues to survey damage reports from this event.

New information, including track maps, damage photos, and other information will be posted here as it becomes available in the next couple of days.

Tarrant County Tornadoes

Ellis County Tornadoes