December 26, 2015. A significant tornado outbreak in North Texas. A total of 12 confirmed tornadoes, 3 of which were rated EF-2 or greater. The most intense tornado occurred in the Sunnyvale-Garland-Rowlett area. It was rated an EF4. On Episode 27 of Tornado Talk, we take a look back at what happened just a year ago in North Texas. Our guests include NWS Meteorologist Mark Fox from the Fort Worth office, Mayor of Garland Texas Douglas Athas, Rowlett Emergency Management Specialist Ed Balderas and Storm Chaser Connor McCrorey. Powerful tornadoes the day after Christmas. A year of restoration and recovery. Hear the history! Episode 27 is ON!!
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NWS Fort Worth
Summary of the Event: http://www.weather.gov/fwd/dec26tornadoes
City of Rowlett, TX
City of Garland, TX
Connor McCrorey from Team StormChaseTV
Close Call with an EF4 Tornado: Video from Connor McCrorey: