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16mayAll DayMabank (Van Zandt/Kaufam County, TX)

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Start Time: 1:47 pm CDT

End Time: 1:50 pm CDT

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds: 85 mph

Path length: 2.19 miles

Width: 250 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County: Van Zandt, Kaufman

State:  Texas

Start Lat/Lon: 32.4071 / -96.0645

End Lat/Lon: 32.4097 / -96.1015


A little more than an hour after the Malakoff tornado occurred, a second tornado developed over extreme southwest Van Zandt County, approximately 3 miles northeast of Mabank. This tornado touched down along VZ County Road 2718 just east of the intersection with VZ County Road 2719. The tornado moved almost due west along VZ CR 2718, producing intermittent tree and power line damage, as well as roof damage to several manufactured homes, site built homes, and a couple of farm outbuildings. The tornado continued westward, moving into extreme southeast Kaufman County and producing additional intermittent tree and outbuilding damage. The tornado dissipated near the intersection of Kaufman County Road 4007 and Farm to Market Road 90.


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