National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Dry and mostly clear conditions are expected this evening into Friday. It will be chilly tonight with evening temperatures in the 50s and temperatures will fall into the lower-middle 40s by sunrise Friday morning. Temperatures will rise into the 70s to lower 80s during during the afternoon.
Warm and dry conditions will continue through the remainder of the holiday weekend. Temperatures will be above normal with highs mostly in the 70s and lows in the 40s and 50s. Skies will be mostly clear throughout this time.
With below-normal rainfall over the past several weeks, drought conditions have expanded across North and Central Texas. There is little/no measurable rain expected into at least early next week.

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April 3rd 2012 Severe Weather Outbreak

Johnson County Tornado

Meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth have given portions of the damage near Joshua a preliminary rating of EF-1, with estimated wind speeds up to 100 mph.  The tornado had a path length of 1.1 miles and a maximum width of 60 yards.  Additional information will be added to this page as it becomes available.

Johnson County Tornado

Tornado Damage near Joshua, Texas

This residential structure is located along FM-3048 east of Hwy 174, or 3 miles south southeast of Joshua in northern Johnson County.  This EF-1 damage is near the beginning of the tornado's path.