The National Weather Service out of Fort Worth has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Mesquite and damaged several homes.
The NWS categorized the tornado as an EF-0.
The tornado came through some time before 8 a.m. Saturday as a series of severe storms churned across the region.
According to NBCDFW, “The tornado seemed to track a straight line down an alley behind Allen Drive before it hit a couple of homes on Cedarcrest Drive, hit a nearby church and crossed I-635.”
7:52 PM – An official storm survey was conducted in Mesquite to assess the damage from this morning’s severe thunderstorms. The damage found is associated with an EF-0 tornado with winds betwen 75-85 mph. #dfwwx #txwx pic.twitter.com/Ifj64rj5CS— NWS Fort Worth (@NWSFortWorth) March 10, 2019