At Least 5 Tornadoes Confirmed in North Texas

 Thursday, May 6, 2021


Weather officials so far have confirmed at least five tornadoes touched down across North Texas during severe storms on Monday night.

Two of those tornadoes were EF2s, one in Hill County near Blum and a second in Ellis County near Waxahachie.

Roofs were ripped off and buildings destroyed near Forreston, Blum and other parts of North Texas amidst severe storms Monday night.

Late Tuesday morning, NWS survey crews said an EF2 tornado struck around 7:30 p.m. Monday northwest of Blum with winds estimated at about 130 miles per hour. The tornado traveled 3.36 miles between 7:18 and 7:29 p.m.