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2015/12/26 North and Central Texas Tornado Outbreak

This significant tornado outbreak produced a total of twelve confirmed tornadoes, including an EF-4 that caused major damage in Garland and Rowlett. Thirteen individuals were killed as a result of their injuries associated with tornadoes.

The Fort Worth NWS published this report on the first anniversary of the outbreak:

Dallas TV station WFAA produced a news segment about the motorists who were killed when the EF-4 tornado crossed the Interstate 30 @ Highway 190 interchange in Garland: