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NWS Now Says 15 Tornadoes Touched Down April 26

No injuries, fatalities reported in any of the tornadoes

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    April 27, 2015: Chopper 5 flies over the Johnson County town of Rio Vista where several tornadoes were reported Sunday, April 26, 2015.

    Severe thunderstorms April 26 spawned 15 tornadoes, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday.

    Initial reports from Sunday's massive storm included 18 reported tornadoes. NWS crews would later confirm only 11 that were all rated EF-0 with wind speeds up to 85 mph. On Monday, more tornadoes were confirmed, all near Rio Vista.

    NWS said eight tornadoes touched down in or near Rio Vista, where the main supercell thunderstorm was located for several hours. Two of the tornadoes are EF-0 and one EF-1 with top wind speeds of 90 mph.

    Below is information published by the National Weather Service on each of the 11 tornadoes.

    A map created by the National Weather Service shows the location of 11 confirmed tornadoes that touched down in North Texas on April 26, 2015.
    Photo credit: National Weather Service

    Tornado Number 1
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 70 mph
    Path length /statute/: 0.5 mile
    Path width /maximum/: 25 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 3:28 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 12.5 NW Sidney
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 3:29 p.m. CDT
    End location: 11.5 NW Sidney

    Tornado Number 2
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 70 mph
    Path length /statute/: 0.7 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 50 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 4:15 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 6 WNW Proctor
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 4:16 p.m. CDT
    End location: 5 WNW Proctor

    Tornado Number 3
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 70 mph
    Path length /statute/: 1.2 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 70 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 4:30 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 3 SW Dublin
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 4:31 p.m. CDT
    End location: 2 SW Dublin

    Tornado Number 4
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 65 mph
    Path length /statute/: 0.2 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 25 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 5:38 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 5 WSW Glen Rose
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 5:38 p.m. CDT
    End location: 5 WSW Glen Rose

    Tornado Number 5
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
    Path length /statute/: 2.5 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 200 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 10:03 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 10 W Rio Vista
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 10:08 p.m. CDT
    End location: 8 W Rio Vista

    Tornado Number 6
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
    Path length /statute/: 2.2 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 200 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 10:33 p.m. CDT
    Start location: in Rio Vista
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 10:36 p.m. CDT
    End location: 2 NE Rio Vista

    Tornado Number 7
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
    Path length /statute/: 5.4 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 200 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 11:01 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 2 E Rio Vista
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 11:10 p.m. CDT
    End location: 2 NE Rio Vista
    Survey_summary: This tornado appeared to rotate counterclockwise within a much larger — approximately 1.5 mile width — circulation within the rotating updraft of the parent supercell thunderstorm. The path took a nearly horseshoe shape track as it looped in a counterclockwise direction east of Rio Vista.

    Tornado Number 8
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 80 mph
    Path length /statute/: 1.8 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 75 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 11:16 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 2 E Rio Vista
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 11:19 p.m. CDT
    End location: 2 NE Rio Vista
    Survey_summary: Radar and damage survey evidence suggests that this was a clockwise rotating tornado.

    Tornado Number 9
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 65 mph
    Path length /statute/: 0.8 mile
    Path width /maximum/: 25 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 10:45 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 2 WNW Rio Vista
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 10:48 p.m. CDT
    End location: 1 W Rio Vista

    Tornado Number 10
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 65 mph
    Path length /statute/: 0.7 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 50 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 6:58 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 6 E Stephenville
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 7:06 p.m. CDT
    End location: 6 ENE Stephenville

    Tornado Number 11
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 70 mph
    Path length /statute/: 0.5 mile
    Path width /maximum/: 30 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 11:24 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 4 SE Blum
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 11:25 p.m. CDT
    End location: 4 SE Blum

    Tornado Number 12
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 75 mph
    Path length /statute/: 0.7 mile
    Path width /maximum/: 50 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 3:33 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 4 NNW Sidney
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 3:35 p.m. CDT
    End location: 4 N Sidney

    Tornado Number 13
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 75 mph
    Path length /statute/: 1 mile
    Path width /maximum/: 80 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 10:24 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 4 W Rio Vista
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 10:28 p.m. CDT
    End location: 3 W Rio Vista

    Tornado Number 14
    Rating: EF-1
    Estimated peak wind: 90 mph
    Path length /statute/: 1.1 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 100 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 11:16 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 3 ENE Rio Vista
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 11:18 p.m. CDT
    End location: 3 ESE Rio Vista

    Tornado Number 15
    Rating: EF-0
    Estimated peak wind: 80 mph
    Path length /statute/: 5.3 miles
    Path width /maximum/: 70 yards
    Fatalities: 0
    Injuries: 0
    Start date: 4/26/2015
    Start time: 11:25 p.m. CDT
    Start location: 3 NW Grandview
    End date: 4/26/2015
    End time: 11:30 p.m. CDT
    End location: 3 W Grandview