10janAll DayCooper (Delta County, Texas)


Start Time:  6:15 pm CST

End Time:  6:17 pm CST

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds: 80 mph

Path length: 0.45 miles

Width:  150 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Delta

State:  Texas

Start Lat/Lon: 33.3727 / -95.7016

End Lat/Lon: 33.3776 / -95.6965

A small supercell thunderstorm moved northeast into Delta County, Texas, spawning a brief tornado on the west side of the City of Cooper. The tornado formed about two blocks south of West Dallas Avenue in west Cooper, destroying a small outbuilding and causing minor roof and tree damage. The tornado moved northeast, crossing Dallas Avenue and pulling the roof and an exterior cinder block wall off of a small commercial building. Exterior siding damage also occurred to a two-story apartment complex nearby. The tornado continued toward the northeast, seriously damaging a large sheet metal cotton gin building. Minor tree and structural damage continued for approximately another 200 yards before the tornado  dissipated south of State Highway 24.


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