Tornado confirmed during Friday’s storms Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Ellis County on April 25, 2015 by Publisher Photo by Kimberly Way-Dostillio. Storms Friday evening brought torrential rain, hail and an EF-0 tornado just southeast of Midlothian. Kimberly Way-Dostillio provided this photo of large hail that accompanied the storm as it rolled through Midlothian.MIDLOTHIAN — The National Weather Service in Fort Worth confirmed an EF-0 tornado in Ellis County during Friday night's storms.The weak tornado was located three miles south / southeast of Midlothian and traveled less than one mile. Estimated peak winds were 80 mph."While the confirmed tornado produced EF-0 damage, the bulk of the damage from the storms last evening were from straight line winds," the National Weather Service in Fort Worth stated."The EF-0 tornado was a small part of a much larger swath of damaging winds to the south of the City of Midlothian.According to the coordinates provided by the National Weather Service, the location of the tornado would have been near Plainview Rd just southeast of LaRue Miller Elementary School. The tornado traveled east 0.87 miles. You may also be interested in readingEllis County residents capture Tuesday’s funnel cloud on videoNWS confirms EF0 tornado in Waxahachie TuesdayCandidate profile: Paul D. PerryETMC Ellis County pullout: Writing was on the wallEllis County Commissioners’ Court to meet on March 9Winter weather causes event cancellations across countyColumn: Stay safe during hazardous hot weatherDPS releases video after alleged rape; attorney retracts claimECSO Explorer Sgt. Trevor Snodgress accepted into National Leadership AcademyMidlothian, Palmer and Waxahachie ISDs announce makeup days ← Ennis Crime Control and Prevention District to set 2015 budget MondayEllis County Commissioners’ Court meets Monday → You must log in to post a comment.