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Storm Damage to North Texas - Hail and Tornadoes Confirmed
Late afternoon and evening on April 3, 2014 saw some of the earliest severe storm weather in North Texas which included reports of tornadoes and large hail leaving homes and businesses damage and people looking for safety from the storms.
The National Weather confirmed that at least four tornadoes touched down in North Texas as well as detecting and EF-0 tornado in, Hopkins and Collin County that created a 1.2-mile path with winds up to 85 and 110mpg. And in Hunt County, residents only had a few minutes to escape danger from an EF-1 tornado where at least 4 people were injured approximately 40 miles northeaset of Dallas. The NW Service also reported in Fort Worth of downed utility poles and damaged roofs.
In addition, Denton was hit heavy with severe thunderstorms and reported baseball-sized hail which fell near the downtown area, damaging cars, broken windows and skylights and some buildings. Reports from Oncor included slightly less than 600 storm-related outages across the Metroplex on the morning after the two storms passed through.