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Winter Storm for south-central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather in the West; Tracking Zeta

Heavy snow will continue to spread south along the Rockies through Monday. An area of freezing rain and sleet is forecast to develop over portions of the southern Plains to start the week. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will continue critical fire weather conditions from California into southern New Mexico. Zeta is forecast to become a hurricane tracking north across the Gulf of Mexico. Read More >

The initial tornado damage in Dallas was observed near I-35E and Walnut Hill.  The damage path continued east between Walnut Hill and Royal Lane, through Preston Hollow to near North Central Expressway (US 75) and Forest Lane.  Additional tornado damage was observed near the intersection of Audelia Road and Buckingham Road in Richardson.  The strongest damage was rated EF3 with winds near 140 mph.

 

Coppedge Lane - Uprooted Tree

Coppedge Lane - Uprooted Tree

 

Hillcrest Road - Home Roof Damage

Hillcrest Road - Home Roof Damage

North Haven Home - Wall Collapse

North Haven Home - Wall Collapse

 

North Haven Home - Roof Damage

North Haven Home - Roof Damage

Royal Lane Fire Station

Royal Lane Fire Station

 

Royal Lane Home - Roof Damage

Royal Lane Home - Roof Damage

Royal Lane Home - Roof Damage

Royal Lane Home - Roof Damage

 

Walnut Hill/Shady Trail Strip Mall

Walnut Hill/Shady Trail Strip Mall

Walnut Hill - Large Retail Building

Walnut Hill - Large Retail Building

 

Walnut Hill - Small Retail Buildling

Walnut Hill - Small Retail Building

Walnut Hill - Apartments

Walnut Hill - Apartments

 

Walnut Hill - Small Professional Building

Walnut Hill - Small Professional Building

 

The National Weather Service found EF1 tornado damage on Hickox Road (Rowlett) near the President George Bush Turnpike and on Eastview Drive (Sachse).  Wind speeds were estimated at 100 mph.

Additional tornado damage was observed on Larkin Lane in Rowlett, elsehwere in the Pleasant Valley area of Sachse, and on Elm Grove Lane in Wylie.

Straight-line wind damage was found in Rockwall.

 

Home Damage (Rowlett)

 

Small Outdoor Building (Rowlett)

 

Metal Roof Panels (Rowlett)

 

Roof Damage

 

Large Sections of Roof Damage

 

Roof and Wall Damage

 

Gutter/Awning Roof Damage

 

Roof Damage

 

 

A National Weather Service survey found EF0 tornado damage along CR 3849 north of Wills Point (Van Zandt County).  Wind speeds were estimated to be 80 mph.

 

Manufactured Home Workshop

 

Manufactured Home Roof Damage

 

Carport Damage

 

Porch/Carport Damage

 

Garage Door Damage

 

 

Uprooted Trees

 

 

Damage was reported in Midlothian, Oak Leaf, and Ferris.  Details will be added as they become available.

 

Baxter Elementary

Wind Damage Near Baxter Elementary

 

 

Oak Leaf

Westmoreland and Lariat Circle in Oak Leaf