According to the National Weather Service, wind speeds were clocked at nearly 80 mph in certain parts of North Texas. The wind speed at Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport clocked in at 61 mph.
According to Oncor, nearly 300,000 people lost power during the storm. Most of those outages have been restored, but crews were still working to fix the remaining outages at the time of this article’s publication.
The city of Weatherford, which is located in Parker County nearly 30 miles west of Fort Worth, stated on its Facebook page that a possible tornado had been spotted there that afternoon. No injuries were reported.
Other significant weather events included a “gustnado” in Justin, located in Denton County nearly 40 miles north of Dallas. According to the National Weather Service, a gustnado is a small, whirlwind which forms as an eddy in thunderstorm outflows. They do not connect with any cloud-base rotation and are not tornadoes.