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24aprAll DayIvanhoe (Fannin County, TX)

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Start Time: 6:40 pm CDT 

End Time: 6:56 pm CDT 

Rating:  EF2

Estimated Peak Winds: 120 mph

Path length: 7.81 miles

Width:  800 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  1

County:  Fannin

State:  Texas

Start Lat/Lon: 33.7195 / -96.2084

End Lat/Lon: 33.7295 / -96.0736


A tornado began to the west of Ivanhoe along CR 1120. Minor house damage and notable tree damage was observed. The tornado was tracked by tree damage to the east across SH 78. The tornado did additional damage to homes, metal structures and trees between SH 78 and FM 273. The tornado intensified as it approached FM 273 in Ivanhoe. To the west of the road, a brick home lost its roof, and a double wide was rolled and destroyed. This is where the one injury occurred. Farther west of this location, along CR 2210, another home sustained roof damage and damage to a large metal shop. From this point, the tornado tracked in mostly open land, but could be tracked in the trees before dissipating just west of CR 2275. This tornado was rated an EF-2 because of the damage to the trees and homes in the Ivanhoe area. Maximum winds were around 120 mph.


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