Several Tornadoes Confirmed In North Texas

Chris Sommer
June 17, 2019 - 4:45 pm

NWS Fort Worth Twitter


ARLINGTON (1080 KRLD) - The National Weather Service confirms tornadoes touched down in north Arlington, north Fort Worth and near Eagle Mountain Lake Sunday afternoon.  

The Arlington tornado, with a preliminary rating of EF-1, was on the ground for about two miles.  Maximum winds were estimated at 95 mph.

Meteorologists noted significant storm damage in a neighborhood northwest of Globe Life Park, including downed trees and notable damage to homes.

Meanwhile, NWS survey teams confirmed a tornado in north Fort Worth.  Meteorologists say the EF-0 twister stayed on the ground for about a mile.  Damage was reported in the Crawford Farms and Vista Meadows subdivisions.

The NWS confirmed a brief spin-up from an EF-0 tornado over Eagle Mountain Lake around 3 p.m. Sunday.  No damage was reported.

Crews were still out Monday afternoon, looking at potential tornado damage in Farmers Branch and Irving.