Likely tornado hits near Denton, causes damage

Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

DALLAS (AP) — The National Weather Service says a likely tornado has caused damage near the North Texas town of Denton.

Meteorologist Tom Bradshaw says the NWS believes a tornado touched down this afternoon near Denton, which is about 40 miles northwest of Dallas.

Bradshaw says roofs were ripped off of buildings and trees were damaged.

Last night, one person was killed and another critically injured when a tornado hit Cisco, a rural farming and ranch area about 100 miles west of Fort Worth. The National Weather Service rated the tornado as an EF-3, with winds ranging from 136 to 165 mph.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent U.S. stories

Related topics

The Associated Press


    Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the Trending 5.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast