Minutes before that, storm spotters reported a brief touchdown of what might described as a “rope” tornado lasting a minute or less. It was spotted along F.M. 1585 in the eastern portion of Hockley County.
Just minutes before the tornado, a gustnado was reported on the ground in Hockley County for 12 minutes. A hog barn was destroyed according to weather spotters. A gustnado is not the same as a tornado but it can cause property damage.
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