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The chance of earthquake damage in Pilot Point is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Pilot Point is much higher than Texas average and is much higher than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #81

Pilot Point, TX
0.10
Texas
0.04
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Pilot Point, TX
0.0000
Texas
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #320

Pilot Point, TX
298.31
Texas
208.58
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 6,376 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Pilot Point, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:2Dense Fog:3Drought:85
Dust Storm:2Flood:772Hail:2,735Heat:10Heavy Snow:48
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:13Landslide:0Strong Wind:60
Thunderstorm Winds:2,372Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:14Winter Storm:31Winter Weather:42
Other:185 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Pilot Point, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Pilot Point, TX.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Pilot Point, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 123 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Pilot Point, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.71955-04-06233°22'N / 97°11'W33°25'N / 96°49'W21.40 Miles33 Yards0125K0Denton
5.81966-06-12333°18'N / 97°00'W33°20'N / 96°58'W3.60 Miles133 Yards000K0Denton
8.91971-03-12333°23'N / 96°50'W33°26'N / 96°46'W5.20 Miles440 Yards000K0Grayson
9.11968-04-19233°30'N / 97°03'W1.50 Miles23 Yards0025K0Cooke
11.21974-05-14333°32'N / 96°51'W2.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Grayson
12.61968-03-30233°30'N / 97°10'W33°30'N / 97°06'W3.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Cooke
13.31975-03-27233°28'N / 97°10'W2.00 Miles320 Yards0225K0Cooke
14.41955-04-06233°34'N / 96°54'W33°37'N / 96°50'W5.20 Miles33 Yards000K0Grayson
14.41969-05-15233°22'N / 97°12'W0.20 Mile33 Yards0025K0Denton
14.91961-06-07233°31'N / 97°10'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Cooke
16.21955-04-06333°34'N / 97°13'W33°38'N / 96°58'W15.10 Miles33 Yards00250K0Cooke
16.21955-04-06233°25'N / 96°49'W33°27'N / 96°32'W16.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Grayson
16.61991-04-28233°10'N / 96°52'W0.50 Mile77 Yards00250K0Denton
17.61967-06-29233°16'N / 97°13'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Denton
18.51971-07-26233°08'N / 97°01'W0.50 Mile17 Yards0125K0Denton
19.11963-04-22233°08'N / 96°49'W33°12'N / 96°43'W7.70 Miles1760 Yards00250K0Collin
19.21977-03-27233°12'N / 96°43'W00250K0Collin
19.61960-08-21233°07'N / 97°01'W0.20 Mile40 Yards0225K0Denton
19.71957-04-02333°17'N / 96°37'W33°24'N / 96°37'W8.00 Miles33 Yards02250K0Collin
19.91974-10-30233°38'N / 97°09'W0.50 Mile40 Yards01250K0Cooke
19.91994-04-26233°32'N / 97°16'W33°44'N / 97°02'W16.00 Miles200 Yards0850.0M0Cooke
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down approximately eight miles southwest of Gainesville, then moved northeast through the western and northern parts of Gainesville, then east-northeast to near Callisburg before lifting. The tornado moved through at least one house subdivision and two mobile home parks. Seventy homes were damaged, 15 mobile homes destroyed, and 52 mobile homes were damaged. Severe damage was done to a multi-story apartment complex, and 14 businesses were damaged. Several cars and trucks were flipped over as the tornado crossed Interstate 35. Near Callisburg, the Callisburg High School was damaged, a mobile home was unroofed, a house was destroyed, and trees were blown down across county roads. Total damage was estimated at over 7 million dollars. Muenster,26,1445CST,,,0,0,0,0,Hail (1.75) 2 W Gainesville,26,1450CST,1,100,0,0,5,0,Tornado (F0) A tornado touched down between Lindsay and Gainesville just south of Highway 82, crossing Highway 82 just south of the Municipal Airport before lifting. There were numerous reports of trees and power lines downed across city streets, and damage was done to two barns and a truck.
20.41957-04-02333°24'N / 96°37'W33°25'N / 96°35'W2.70 Miles33 Yards02250K0Grayson
21.01955-03-31233°38'N / 97°10'W33°39'N / 97°10'W1.10 Miles33 Yards00250K0Cooke
21.21974-10-28233°39'N / 97°12'W33°38'N / 97°09'W3.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Cooke
21.51981-05-17233°16'N / 97°20'W33°16'N / 97°15'W4.90 Miles123 Yards003K0Denton
21.82006-05-09333°22'N / 96°31'W33°24'N / 96°38'W4.00 Miles300 Yards261.0M0Collin
 Brief Description: A damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth found that a significant tornado developed approximately three miles east-northeast of Anna. A house was unroofed and another damaged just east of Collin County Road 477. Trees and power lines were also downed. A roof was damaged along FM 2862 west of Collin County Road 480. The tornado ranged from an F1 to an F2 on the Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale during this part of its lifetime. The tornado then turned on a slightly more northerly track. The tornado reached its maximum intensity of F3 as it crossed FM 3133 just north of the Westminster community. Vegetation west of FM 3133 was scoured. Two homes were heavily damaged south of Collin County Road 531. A mobile home and several permanent structures suffered heavy damage along Brangus and Black Roads, near the Collin-Grayson County line. These were the locations of the fatalities. Several other people suffered injuries and were transported to hospitals. Numerous livestock were killed. The affected parts of Collin County were declared disaster areas. The tornado continued on its destructive path as it crossed into Grayson County. F80MH, M82MH
21.81957-04-02233°28'N / 96°35'W0225K0Grayson
22.11959-03-31333°42'N / 97°08'W33°42'N / 97°01'W6.80 Miles1760 Yards0162.5M0Cooke
22.21966-05-23233°43'N / 96°55'W33°43'N / 96°55'W0025K0Dallas
22.31974-10-30233°43'N / 96°54'W0025K0Grayson
22.41952-04-03233°36'N / 96°42'W33°38'N / 96°38'W4.90 Miles200 Yards0125K0Grayson
22.91973-12-03233°04'N / 97°00'W0.10 Mile7 Yards003K0Denton
24.01971-03-12333°30'N / 96°36'W33°33'N / 96°32'W5.10 Miles440 Yards000K0Grayson
24.01971-03-12333°30'N / 96°36'W33°33'N / 96°32'W5.10 Miles440 Yards000K0Grayson
24.51957-04-18333°42'N / 96°44'W1.00 Mile17 Yards003K0Grayson
25.21971-12-14233°02'N / 97°00'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0Denton
26.21971-12-14233°37'N / 96°35'W0.60 Mile20 Yards01250K0Grayson
27.01959-11-03233°05'N / 97°14'W1.20 Miles300 Yards0025K0Denton
27.21973-03-10333°46'N / 96°51'W33°46'N / 96°44'W6.80 Miles100 Yards030K0Grayson
28.01960-05-20233°38'N / 96°35'W33°39'N / 96°33'W2.70 Miles67 Yards00250K0Grayson
29.91957-04-02332°51'N / 96°50'W33°06'N / 96°50'W17.20 Miles100 Yards102002.5M0Dallas
29.91965-08-06233°46'N / 96°41'W0.50 Mile17 Yards003K0Grayson
29.91969-04-27233°03'N / 96°43'W33°08'N / 96°27'W16.50 Miles200 Yards045250K0Collin
30.01997-05-25233°37'N / 97°26'W33°36'N / 97°23'W1.00 Mile75 Yards00100K0Cooke
 Brief Description: A tornado blew over a 1500 lb pumpjack, snapped 25 power poles, destroyed several barns, damaged roofs, and damaged or destroyed numerous trees.
30.21955-04-06333°38'N / 96°36'W33°36'N / 96°24'W11.90 Miles67 Yards1272.5M0Grayson
30.62008-12-08233°42'N / 96°36'W33°43'N / 96°33'W4.00 Miles125 Yards03750K0KGrayson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: According to a damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, a lower EF-2 tornado affected areas of south and southwest Denison. Trees and power lines were downed. Dozens of homes, storage shelters, and businesses were damaged. About 500 homes in the area were without power. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A dry line moved across north Texas as an upper level trough moved through the Desert Southwest. A line of thunderstorms developed and became severe as the night wore on. Two tornadoes and several downbursts caused significant damage across Grayson County. Strong winds followed behind a cold front and caused damage to power lines.
30.92006-05-09333°23'N / 96°26'W33°27'N / 96°24'W5.30 Miles300 Yards14500K0Grayson
 Brief Description: A significant tornado which formed in northern Collin County continued into southeastern Grayson County. A damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth found that the tornado remained strong F3 as it crossed into Grayson County. A fatality occurred on Black Road, just over the border into Grayson County, where permanent homes suffered heavy damage. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted along Yellow Bridge Road, Durham Road, and Red Moore Road. The tornado damaged outbuildings, rolled over a mobile home, and caused at least minor damage to structures in the area. The tornado, which had briefly weakened to an F1, strengthened again and caused F2 damage as it approached Gordon Road southeast of the Pilot Grove community. At least two additional homes were heavily damaged. The tornado crossed FM 121 and damaged a shed along Bethel Canyon Road, just west of Highway 160. The tornado crossed Highway 160, weakened to an F0, and dissipated approximately three miles south of Whitewright just before 11 PM. In addition to the fatality, several people suffered injuries and were transported to the hospital. M14PH
31.01959-07-13233°48'N / 96°43'W1.00 Mile13 Yards003K0Grayson
31.81985-10-18233°08'N / 96°30'W2.00 Miles150 Yards02250K0Collin
31.91961-04-11232°58'N / 96°45'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0325K0Dallas
32.01958-04-27233°12'N / 96°35'W33°12'N / 96°19'W15.40 Miles50 Yards00250K0Collin
32.61977-09-12233°01'N / 96°37'W2.50 Miles167 Yards0025K0Collin
33.21969-10-12332°59'N / 96°32'W33°14'N / 96°27'W17.90 Miles200 Yards003K0Collin
34.31981-03-17233°45'N / 96°32'W1.00 Mile73 Yards01250K0Grayson
34.61976-05-26332°54'N / 96°51'W32°55'N / 96°47'W4.50 Miles150 Yards012.5M0Dallas
35.51995-05-07333°31'N / 97°32'W33°48'N / 97°26'W19.00 Miles880 Yards1112.0M0Montague
 Brief Description: Tornado number two was a large tornado with a path one-half mile wide and 19 miles long. The storm ripped through Montague County, killing a 97 year-old man near Forestburg and injuring 11 other people. At least 30 houses and two mobile homes were destroyed, numerous barns and other outbuildings were destroyed, telephone and power lines were downed across the eastern half of the county, and an undetermined number of cattle and dairy cows were killed or injured. (M97O)
35.71970-06-23233°45'N / 96°30'W0.10 Mile67 Yards003K0Grayson
36.52001-10-12233°14'N / 97°36'W33°18'N / 97°32'W9.00 Miles590 Yards01750K0Wise
 Brief Description: The second Wise county tornado touched down on the southwest side of Decatur, with initial damage to trees and a large storage shed. The tornado strengthened as it moved east northeast into the Lipsey Subdivision. Several homes sustained roof damage and numerous trees were blown down or snapped off. One large home on Garland Street was rendered uninhabitable, as most of the roof was blown off and two exterior walls were destroyed. The occupant escaped with minor injuries. The tornado crossed Highway 51, blowing down numerous trees, power lines, and utility poles. A large portion of the roof of the Church of Christ building was removed and blown into a tree about one mile away. The Wise County Regional Hospital had some windows broken. As the tornado crossed Highway 287, it weakened doing sporadic F0 damage to trees in a residential area just south of downtown. The tornado reintensified just east of downtown near the intersection if Business Highway 81 and Old Denton Road, where a 10,000 square foot storage building was destroyed. The tornado continued moving northeast, severely damaging three homes. Two four inch diameter posts from a gazebo were thrown 1/4 of a mile and driven one foot into the ground. The tornado crossed Highway 380, heavily damaging a ranch, then moved into a heavily wooded area blowing down hundreds of trees before dissipating. Damage occurred to 50 homes,at least 8 businesses, and 2 churches. Showers and thunderstorms developed across north Texas, mainly in the afternoon and night resulting in widespread severe weather, during the period October 10-13. The most significant event occured during the late afternoon and night of October 12, as a line of severe thunderstorms moved east across north texas producing eight tornadoes, and nearly two million dollars in damage.
37.01959-03-20233°26'N / 96°21'W33°35'N / 96°18'W10.70 Miles67 Yards0025K0Fannin
37.01959-03-20233°26'N / 96°21'W33°35'N / 96°18'W10.70 Miles67 Yards0025K0Fannin
37.51975-05-14232°58'N / 97°21'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0125K0Tarrant
37.91990-01-19232°55'N / 96°38'W0.80 Mile50 Yards012.5M0Dallas
38.01959-10-04332°59'N / 96°27'W33°08'N / 96°25'W10.70 Miles67 Yards05250K0Collin
38.61958-08-12232°55'N / 96°38'W32°55'N / 96°35'W3.00 Miles300 Yards003K0Dallas
39.21971-03-12333°58'N / 96°53'W33°54'N / 96°35'W17.80 Miles250 Yards01250K0Marshall
39.61990-04-25233°15'N / 97°37'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Wise
39.61969-04-27232°52'N / 97°13'W00250K0Tarrant
39.81963-09-07232°50'N / 97°06'W0.40 Mile50 Yards0025K0Tarrant
40.51982-04-02333°58'N / 97°07'W0.50 Mile30 Yards002.5M0Love
40.61959-03-31333°53'N / 96°48'W34°01'N / 96°38'W13.20 Miles600 Yards010250K0Marshall
40.61971-03-12333°54'N / 96°35'W33°51'N / 96°30'W6.20 Miles250 Yards03250K0Bryan
41.11975-05-29233°00'N / 97°29'W00250K0Wise
41.21970-04-25232°48'N / 96°56'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0122.5M0Dallas
41.31968-05-13232°56'N / 96°30'W0.40 Mile33 Yards0025K0Collin
41.51967-03-25233°24'N / 96°14'W2.00 Miles67 Yards003K0Fannin
41.71971-12-14233°56'N / 97°08'W34°02'N / 97°07'W6.90 Miles150 Yards0025K0Love
42.21973-03-06232°49'N / 97°11'W1.50 Miles30 Yards0025K0Tarrant
42.42001-10-12233°09'N / 97°39'W33°09'N / 97°36'W2.50 Miles440 Yards01200K0Wise
 Brief Description: The first tornado touched down in southwest Paradise at the intersection of School House Road and Sunflower. Initial damage was spotty, with damage to trees, mobile homes, and outbuildings. The tornado strengthened as it moved northeast into the downtown area, with the peak F2 intensity along Main Street. The roof of the firehouse was completely removed and thrown several hundred yards. Some bricks on the exterior walls of the firehouse were removed. A woman in the firehouse received a head injury from flying debris, and was treated at a local hospital. A water tower was blown over across the street from the firehouse. Numerous trees along Main Street were either sheared off or uprooted. The tornado crossed Highway114, flipping over a tractor trailer and causing tree damage at an orchard. Showers and thunderstorms developed across north Texas, mainly in the afternoon and night resulting in widespread severe weather, during the period October 10-13. The most significant event occured during the late afternoon and night of October 12, as a line of severe thunderstorms moved east across north texas producing eight tornadoes, and nearly two million dollars in damage.
42.41969-10-12332°40'N / 96°50'W32°59'N / 96°32'W28.00 Miles200 Yards023K0Dallas
42.62010-09-08232°46'N / 96°52'W32°48'N / 96°52'W3.00 Miles516 Yards01750K0KDallas
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Minor roof damage on the order of EF0 damage was noted along much of the path of this tornado, but EF2 damage was observed near the intersection of Irving Blvd and Mockingbird Lane in west Dallas. Near the intersection, substantial damage occurred to a warehouse. An exterior wall of the warehouse collapsed causing part of the roof to collapse. In addition, a tractor trailer traveling on Mockingbird Lane in front of the warehouse was blown into the warehouse, and the driver sustained minor injuries. Additional stores in the industrial area near the intersection sustained roof damage and holes were ripped into some roofs. Local broadcast media recorded this tornado live as it moved north through the western portions of the city of Dallas. Maximum wind speeds were estimated to be 115 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: The remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine moved through the western portions of north Texas dropping several inches of water in some locations and producing 8 tornadoes. Significant flash flooding occurred during the late evening hours of September 7th through September 8th. Up to 12 inches of rain fell across the area with the highest totals along the Interstate 35 corridor. Numerous high water rescues and evacuations were conducted across the region. On September 8th, an EF2 tornado moved through the western city limits of Dallas, injuring one person. Just prior to the Dallas tornado, an EF1 tornado moved through Seagoville in the southeastern portions of Dallas County. Two fatalities occurred during the event due to the flooding.
42.61957-04-02333°02'N / 97°33'W01250K0Wise
43.01984-12-13332°47'N / 96°38'W32°53'N / 96°38'W6.90 Miles500 Yards02825.0M0Dallas
43.11964-04-03333°57'N / 96°41'W33°59'N / 96°37'W4.90 Miles200 Yards00250K0Marshall
43.11955-04-06333°36'N / 96°24'W33°35'N / 96°05'W18.30 Miles67 Yards002.5M0Fannin
43.31976-04-19233°52'N / 97°26'W33°56'N / 97°22'W6.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Love
43.71976-05-23232°54'N / 96°29'W0.10 Mile33 Yards003K0Rockwall
43.91992-05-11234°00'N / 96°43'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0132.5M0Marshall
43.91959-10-04332°46'N / 96°35'W32°59'N / 96°27'W16.90 Miles67 Yards00250K0Dallas
44.21974-06-07233°13'N / 96°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0125K0Hunt
44.51974-04-11232°46'N / 96°47'W0.30 Mile100 Yards00250K0Dallas
44.61963-09-06233°30'N / 97°43'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0Montague
44.62000-03-28232°45'N / 96°59'W32°45'N / 96°59'W1.00 Mile300 Yards0000Dallas
 Brief Description: The Arlington tornado damaged several homes just to the west of the Tarrant/Dallas county line in Grand Prairie (see above) before dissipating shortly after 1920 CST. Dallas County Thunderstorm Narrative The parent storm that produced the Arlington-Grand Prairie tornado moved east into Dallas county about 1915C. The storm produced several funnels between Desoto and Lancaster, eventually producing a brief touchdown in rural areas between Red Oak and Wilmer (spotters). Street flooding was reported in southwest Dallas.
45.21996-04-13233°03'N / 97°37'W33°03'N / 97°37'W0.50 Mile75 Yards00100K0Wise
 Brief Description: Two mobile homes and a barn were destroyed by a tornado in Keeter.
45.51979-04-11234°02'N / 96°45'W0025K0Marshall
45.61971-03-12333°51'N / 96°30'W33°48'N / 96°12'W17.60 Miles250 Yards00250K0Bryan
45.61973-05-06232°45'N / 97°07'W2.50 Miles150 Yards00250K0Tarrant
45.92003-05-08234°03'N / 97°10'W34°02'N / 97°07'W4.00 Miles440 Yards00150K0Love
 Brief Description: This is the second Oklahoma tornado of three that was produced by a supercell that moved across south central Oklahoma. This strong F2 tornado moved southeast and then turned more easterly before dissipating within Lake Murray State Park. A double-wide mobile home was destroyed by the tornado. A brick home lost two of its walls and the roof was removed. Four other homes were also heavily damaged with roofs removed and walls damaged. Two barns were also damaged. The tornado crossed Interstate 35 near mile marker 21. A tractor trailer was blown off the interstate just south of this location. The state park sustained some tree damage on the southwest side of Lake Murray. This was the first of three tornadic events in two days for Oklahoma. The other two events occurred on the afternoon of May 8 and on May 9, 2003 (see appropriate storm data). The five tornadoes that occurred in south central Oklahoma all happened after midnight with the strongest tornadoes producing F2 damage. One large supercell produced the three strongest tornadoes of the night.
46.01964-04-03234°03'N / 96°48'W0.50 Mile123 Yards000K0Marshall
46.01953-03-13333°55'N / 97°16'W34°11'N / 96°57'W25.80 Miles200 Yards21125K0Love
46.11960-05-04332°48'N / 97°26'W32°52'N / 97°20'W7.40 Miles500 Yards012250K0Tarrant
46.21973-05-06233°35'N / 96°11'W0.10 Mile20 Yards0025K0Fannin
46.41973-05-11232°55'N / 97°27'W32°48'N / 97°25'W8.40 Miles200 Yards00250K0Tarrant
46.41976-04-19333°45'N / 97°35'W33°54'N / 97°34'W10.40 Miles373 Yards02250K0Montague
46.41976-04-19234°02'N / 97°02'W34°06'N / 97°00'W5.10 Miles60 Yards0025K0Love
46.71993-09-13232°44'N / 97°07'W2.00 Miles100 Yards055.0M0Tarrant
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in Arlington just north of Interstate 30 on Lamar and Collins streets. A gas station, restaurant, and Ramada Inn motel were unroofed. Five injuries were reported at the Ramada Inn where walls on the second floor were blown inward. Damage was estimated at $3 million.
46.72000-03-28332°44'N / 97°07'W32°44'N / 97°07'W7.00 Miles300 Yards0000Tarrant
 Brief Description: Tarrant County Thunderstorm Narrative The first tornado damage was reported near Castleberry High School, about four miles west of downtown Fort Worth (618 PM). Additional roof and tree damage occurred in Monticello neighborhood of River Oaks. A number of businesses were then damaged or destroyed near the intersection of Camp Bowie and West Seventh (620 PM). Tornado moved east along West Seventh Street, striking the Montgomery Ward building and the adjacent Linwood neighborhood, doing extensive damage to older homes (622 PM). The tornado then did extensive damage to the six story Cash America building, nearly destroying it. Further significant damage was then done to the Mallick Tower building and Calvary Cathedral Building (624 PM). The tornado weakened as it entered downtown, but wind borne debris broke thousands of windows in buildings and high rises (626 PM). Particularly hard hit was the Bank One Building, which had 80% (3,000) of its windows broken, and the Union Pacific Resources Building (1,300 of 5,000 windows broken). Numerous other structures were affected to a lesser degree. Automobiles in streets and parking lots were also damaged. The tornado then dissipated as it moved east of downtown, although scattered minor damage occurred to roofs, trees, fences, and billboards about 3 miles east of the city near I-30 and Brentwood Stair. Two people were killed as a direct result of the tornado. A man (age 52) was killed while trying to reach shelter after warning others of the tornado, while a homeless man (age 67) was killed by a wall that collapsed on him. Some 80 other people were injured, but only six required hospitalization. Hail did extensive damage to roofs and autos mainly in Lake Worth and Saginaw. Initial tornado damage in Arlington occurred at a restaurant on South Cooper street. The tornado moved east and gained strength, doing F3 damage near Bardin and Matlock (707 PM), south of I-20. The tornado then struck the northern part of Arlington Airport (F2). The tornado paralled I-20, crossing the Interstate about one mile west of Highway 360, overturning at least one 18-wheeler (F1)(712 PM). The tornado then began moving northeast, ending with F2 damage to subdivision just northeast of Grand Prairie airport (near Arkansas and Parkside)(720 PM). In spite of the damage, there were no deaths or serious injuries in Arlington or Grand Prairie. One commercial building was destroyed in Arlington, and 22 others damaged. Residential building damage (Tarrant county) was as follows: Location Destroyed Major Damage Minor Damage Azle 0 0 13 (hail) Lake Worth 0 0 118 (hail) River Oaks 0 3 51 Fort Worth 28 48 136 Arlington 67 146 458 Grand Prairie 6 9 32 Total 101 206 808
47.11995-05-07333°50'N / 97°25'W34°12'N / 97°10'W34.00 Miles700 Yards36500K0Carter
47.11973-11-24233°00'N / 97°37'W0025K0Wise
47.21970-04-18232°58'N / 96°19'W0025K0Rockwall
47.41961-03-26233°04'N / 96°14'W3.00 Miles880 Yards0025K0Hunt
47.51957-04-02434°00'N / 96°39'W34°03'N / 96°35'W5.20 Miles200 Yards262.5M0Marshall
48.11990-04-25233°04'N / 97°43'W33°05'N / 97°40'W5.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Wise
48.31984-12-13332°43'N / 96°38'W32°47'N / 96°38'W3.10 Miles500 Yards0025.0M0Dallas
48.31985-04-29234°03'N / 97°12'W34°05'N / 97°11'W2.50 Miles880 Yards002.5M0Love
48.31971-12-14232°46'N / 96°36'W32°47'N / 96°32'W4.30 Miles167 Yards042.5M0Dallas
48.41965-05-12233°18'N / 97°47'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0Wise
48.51995-04-19232°44'N / 97°19'W32°48'N / 97°20'W5.00 Miles50 Yards004.0M0Tarrant
 Brief Description: The tornado track was approximately five miles long from the Texas Christian University campus to 1.5 miles southeast of downtown Fort Worth. At least six vehicles were overturned, major damage was sustained by an apartment complex, and significant damage occurred to roofs. Power lines, telephone and power poles, and a large number of trees were blown down by high winds.
48.51982-04-02233°39'N / 96°10'W1.00 Mile50 Yards000K0Fannin
48.72003-05-08234°04'N / 96°57'W34°08'N / 96°51'W7.00 Miles300 Yards00100K0Marshall
 Brief Description: This strong F2 tornado is the final of three Oklahoma tornadoes produced by a supercell that moved across south central Oklahoma. The tornado was seen by spotters touching down approximately a mile east of the Carter-Marshall county line. The tornado then moved northeast before dissipating north of Antioch. The most significant damage was sustained in an area about three miles west of Antioch along Highway 70. A wood frame home lost its roof and two walls. Two barns also lost roofs in this area. A forty foot by one hundred foot barn south of Highway 70 was heavily damaged. Three tractors were also damaged. One of the tractors was hooked up to a hay baler and was moved 100 yards. This was the first of three tornadic events in two days for Oklahoma. The other two events occurred on the afternoon of May 8 and on May 9, 2003 (see appropriate storm data). The five tornadoes that occurred in south central Oklahoma all happened after midnight with the strongest tornadoes producing F2 damage. One large supercell produced the three strongest tornadoes of the night.
49.21961-03-26233°22'N / 96°06'W0025K0Kaufman
49.41957-06-12332°41'N / 96°53'W003K0Dallas
49.71973-06-19232°45'N / 97°20'W0.30 Mile500 Yards00250K0Tarrant
49.91969-06-14233°54'N / 96°29'W33°59'N / 96°17'W12.80 Miles100 Yards0025K0Bryan


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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