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12aprAll DayMelvin (McCullough County, TX)

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Start Time: 4:05 am CDT 

End Time: 4:13 am CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 95 – 110 mph

Path length: 5.2 miles

Width: 300 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  McCullough

State:  Texas

Start Lat/Lon:  31.2145 / -99.5846

End Lat/Lon:  31.2560 / -99.5128


An EF-1 Tornado touched down near Highway 87 about a mile north of Melvin and continued northeast. It mostly uprooted large Oak Trees or snapped their trunks. It killed one calf and destroyed several deer feeders. Special thanks to ranchers who assisted with this damage survey.


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