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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
628 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

...Public Information Statement...

...NWS Damage Survey For February 20th Tornado Event...

.Overview...A line of thunderstorms moved across North and 
Central Texas during the overnight hours on Tuesday, February 20th.
As the line moved northeastward, at least three brief tornadoes 
occurred, two in Johnson County, and one in southern Dallas County. 
The strongest was in DeSoto, but winds remained around 85 mph in 
all three. 

.Godley Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.65 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               2

Start Date:             02/20/2018
Start Time:             03:40 AM CST
Start Location:         4 W Joshua / Johnson County / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          32.4585 / -97.4475

End Date:               02/20/2018
End Time:               03:42 AM CST
End Location:           3 W Joshua / Johnson County / TX
End Lat/Lon:            32.4648 / -97.4391

Summary: This tornado began just south of FM 917 just west of Wild
Berry Trail in northwestern Johnson County. This tornado produced
a narrow path of damage to the northeast, damaging several 
manufactured homes and destroying at least two homes. Several other 
homes suffered roof damage. Two people were injured.

.Joshua Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    75 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.25 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   40 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             02/20/2018
Start Time:             03:53 AM CST
Start Location:         2 ESE Joshua / Johnson County / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          32.4566 / -97.3499

End Date:               02/20/2018
End Time:               03:53 AM CST
End Location:           2 E Joshua / Johnson County / TX
End Lat/Lon:            32.4595 / -97.3473

Summary: This brief tornado occurred just to the east of the city 
of Joshua, also along FM 917, but just east of Johnson County Road 803.
One home suffered major roof damage, while several vehicles and trees
were damaged. 

.DeSoto Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    85 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.19 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             02/20/2018
Start Time:             04:38 AM CST
Start Location:         1 SSW Desoto / Dallas County / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          32.5818 / -96.8718

End Date:               02/20/2018
End Time:               04:39 AM CST
End Location:           1 SSW Desoto / Dallas County / TX
End Lat/Lon:            32.584 / -96.87

Summary: This brief tornado began on the south side of Eagle Drive,
just north of a football stadium. This tornado produced a narrow 
swath of damage to the northeast, significantly damaging several 
homes, including one that lost a garage roof. 

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0...Weak......65 TO 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 TO 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 TO 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 TO165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 TO 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

NOTE:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

$$

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