GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — A tornado slammed into a North Texas lakefront town of Granbury, demolishing homes and injuring an undetermined number of people.
The tornado was part of a system of severe thunderstorms that spawned several tornadoes across North Texas, dropping large hail in some areas.
* at 923 PM CDT... storm spotters and Doppler radar observed a tornado near Cleburne... moving northeast at 15 mph. Spotters reported that this is a mile wide tornado... capable of incredible destruction. This tornado has shifted its track and was moving north right at the city of Cleburne! If you are in its path... take cover immediately to protect your life!
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Triage has been set up, mass casualties reported. Numerous gas leaks, major damage reported, multiple impassible roads.
More tornadoes are being reported as touching down. The scanner feed is hectic.
Update at 9:32 p.m.: And the Dallas County warning is back on until 10:15 p.m. Rotation south of Cockrell Hill looking potentially ominous.
Update at 9:29 p.m.: Oncor power outages have been spotty. Grand Prairie’s power is mostly back. White Settlement and Arlington also experiencing some outages.