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10janAll DayBoyd (Wise County, Texas)

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Start Time:  2:46 pm CST

End Time:  2:46 pm CST

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds: 80 mph

Path length: 0.42 miles

Width:  75 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Wise

State:  Texas

Start Lat/Lon: 33.0971 / -97.6375

End Lat/Lon: 33.1023 / -97.6343


A severe thunderstorm moved quickly over southern Wise County during the mid-afternoon hours on Friday, January 10th. This thunderstorm spawned a  tornado approximately 4.3 miles WNW of Boyd, just off of County Road 4598.  This tornado destoyed a barn and deposited the debris in a path roughly a quarter mile downstream from the barn’s location. Some light damage to a  nearby gas well, and some isolated large tree limbs damage also occurred. The tornado was on the ground for approximately 1 minute before dissipating.


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