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Posted on: May 26, 2015

TORNADO: National Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado skipped across Farmers Branch in May

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FARMERS BRANCH ~ After an on-site damage assessment, officials from the National Weather Service have confirmed the storm that hit Farmers Branch at about 2:35 a.m. May 24 included an EF-1 tornado.

The large storm cell swept across the Metroplex from south to north between about 2:30 and 3 a.m. that morning.

Farmers Branch Police reported damage across the City, from the area of Josey Lane and LBJ, across Valley View to Pepper Park where several trees were downed, to Distribution Way and Denton where railroad arms were snapped, across I-35E where several commercial businesses had blown out windows, trees uprooted and roofs either ripped off or collapsed.

No injuries were reported and no residents were known to have been displaced by the storm.

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