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BREAKING NEWS: TORNADO DEVISTATES HOOD COUNTY TX
05-16-2013, 06:08 AM #1
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WEATHER: Tornado Warning for Johnson Counties TFN - Tornado Watch for most of North Texas until 1:00 a.m. - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Dallas, Denton, Hood, Jack, Johnson, Montague, Parker, Tarrant, Wise, Young Co until 9:00 p.m. | CBS 11 Live Video | Latest Info & Live Radar | Check Traffic Map | View & Upload Weather

GRANBURY, Texas -- 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.

The extent of the damage and injuries was not immediately clear. However, police reported the hardest hit area was the Rancho Brazos subdivision and adjoining areas along Lake Granbury.

Another tornado hit the small town of Millsap, about 40 miles west of Fort Worth. Parker County Judge Mark Kelley said roof damage was reported to several houses and a barn was destroyed, but no injuries were reported.

Hail up to the size of grapefruit pelted the area around Mineral Wells on Wednesdayevening. A police dispatcher reported only minor damage.

Below are reports of hail and tornadoes from throughout social media.

Per NWS: Scanner reporting multiple entrapments and serious injuries in Hood County. School buses have been requested to provide transport to walking wounded. A mass casualty situation requiring triage is occuring at Davis and Canyon Road in southeast Granbury.

9:24 PM CT: Sheriff has confirmed fatalities in Hood County, Texas due to #severe weather. #tornado

http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-cent...r-20130515

05-16-2013, 10:43 AM #2
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At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornado

As many as 100 people are injured and 14 others unaccounted for.

http://news.yahoo.com/least-6-confirmed-...52213.html

05-16-2013, 11:19 AM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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I've been through two of those - don't really think I'd ever want to move back to the Midwest. uhoh.gif

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05-16-2013, 12:07 PM #4
White Ribbon call me
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those poor people.. how terrifying..


i hope our Texan, gay cowboy, Rock lobster (or is it Rock Spider? ohhhh its one of those Rock names) and his Mexican boyfriend are safe.. coffeetime.gifcoffeetime.gif
05-16-2013, 04:49 PM #5
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(05-16-2013, 11:19 AM)JayRodney Wrote:  I've been through two of those - don't really think I'd ever want to move back to the Midwest. uhoh.gif
ah c'mon I have been through one myself lot's of fun damned.gif no actually I see your point my hubby was in one when in lived in texas he hid under his bed uhoh.gif

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05-16-2013, 05:25 PM #6
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(05-16-2013, 11:19 AM)JayRodney Wrote:  I've been through two of those - don't really think I'd ever want to move back to the Midwest. uhoh.gif


I don't blame you, well not to Tornado Alley, in any event.




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