NWS Confirms Tornadoes Touched Down In Arlington, Fort Worth, Farmers Branch Sunday

 Tuesday, June 18, 2019


The National Weather Service says four tornadoes touched down in North Texas Sunday afternoon. An EF-1 tornado touched down in North Arlington, not far from Globe Life Park.

A NWS survey team determined the tornado was on the ground for about a minute and covered about two miles with wind speeds up to 95 mph. Significant damage was reported in the area including toppled trees and roof damage to homes immediately northwest of Globe Life Park.

The rest of the damage immediately nearby was straight-line winds, likely 60-70 mph, the NWS said.

The National Weather Service also determined an EF-0 tornado with wind speeds up to 85 mph tracked for 1.25 miles through north Fort Worth in the Crawford Farms and Vista Meadows subdivisions.