Wharton, TX Tornado, Apr 1921

TEN HOUSES DEMOLISHED BY STORM AT WHARTON

WHARTON, TEXAS, April 5 -- Damage estimated at nearly $20,000 was done here early today when a heavy wind storm swept the town during a downpour of rain.

Ten houses were completely demolished and two score others were damaged.

Two persons, both negro women, were slightly injured. Damage to surrounding towns is feared.  Wires were torn down by the heavy wind and communication was impossible until nearly noon.  The twister struck about 5:30 this morning.

Wichita Daily Times, Wichita Falls, TX 5 Apr 1921