A confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado is 5 miles south of Canton on Highway 19 – very near Tundra. This tornado is moving north/northeast and is a direct threat to Canton. This dangerous tornado is moving towards Canton. Those in Canton need to remain in a safe place!!!

National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
619 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

TXC379-467-300000-
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Van Zandt TX-Rains TX-
619 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR WESTERN
VAN ZANDT AND RAINS COUNTIES…

At 618 PM CDT, a confirmed dangerous tornado was located near
Canton, moving north at 25 mph.

This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!

HAZARD…Damaging tornado.

SOURCE…Weather spotters and radar confirmed tornado.

IMPACT…You are in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris may
be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes
will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes,
businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction
is possible.

The tornado will be near…
Canton around 640 PM CDT.
Wills Point, Edgewood and Fruitvale around 655 PM CDT.