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Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

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.