A tornado drops down out of the clouds in southern Young County Friday evening. David Williams captured this image of the funnel cloud from his family's home on the Young County-Stephens County line, just off of Highway 67, as they sought safety in their storm shelter. (David Williams)
At about 8 p.m. Friday, a tornado was confirmed in the Eliasville area, and at least one home was destroyed and trees uprooted. Other damage from the tornado, hail and high winds was wide-spread. Another tornadic cell formed near South Bend, and the area was hit with heavy rains.
The severe weather advisory for Young and Stephens counties expired at 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 17. Remnants of the storm were moving east and dissapating by 10 p.m. Friday.
However, a flood advisory is in effect in northeastern Stephens County and southeastern Young County until 11:45 p.m.
Additionally, thunderstorms remain a possibility for the entire north-central Texas region throughout the weekend.
No injuries have been reported.