A confirmed dangerous and potentially significant tornado is located near Purtis Creek State Park, 11 miles east of Gun Barrel City, or 6 miles southwest of Tundra. This tornado is moving northeast at 30 MPH toward Tundra and Canton. This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation with a significant tornado in progress. Those in Tundra or Canton should get to shelter immediately!!
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
545 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Southwestern Van Zandt County in north central Texas…
* Until 615 PM CDT.
* At 544 PM CDT, a tornado producing storm was located over Purtis
Creek State Park, or 11 miles east of Gun Barrel City, moving north
at 30 mph.
SOURCE…Radar confirmed tornado.
IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This tornadic storm will be near…
Canton around 615 PM CDT.
This includes Interstate 20 between mile markers 516 and 531.