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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