#Login Register

  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average

05-16-2013, 06:08 AM #1
The Ghost Of ULP Member
Posts:437 Threads:211 Joined:Dec 2012

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


05-16-2013, 10:43 AM #2
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:41,166 Threads:1,571 Joined:Feb 2011
At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornado

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


05-16-2013, 11:19 AM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:30,202 Threads:1,487 Joined:Feb 2011
I've been through two of those - don't really think I'd ever want to move back to the Midwest. uhoh.gif


05-16-2013, 04:49 PM #4
j browsing Member
Posts:4,837 Threads:1,097 Joined:Jul 2012
(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

"when life gives you lemons..throw them at someone"...Grumpy Cat good.png
05-16-2013, 05:25 PM #5
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:15,118 Threads:450 Joined:Jun 2012
(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.



DISCLAIMER / Terms of Service (TOS):
Kritterbox.com - Socialize anonymously, commentary, discussion, oddities, technology, music and more!  This website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. kritterbox.com shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this site or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this site.
This website exists solely for the purposes of exchange of information, communication and general entertainment. Opinions from posters are in no way endorsed by kritterbox.com. All posts on this website are the opinion of the authors and are not to be taken as statements of fact on behalf of kritterbox.com. This site may contain coarse language or other material that kritterbox.com is in no way responsible for. Material deemed to be offensive or pornographic at the discretion of kritterbox.com shall be removed. kritterbox.com reserves the right to modify, or remove posts and user accounts on this website at our discretion. kritterbox.com disclaims all liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of any material on this website. Fictitious posts and any similarity to any person living or dead is coincidental.
All users shall limit the insertion of any and all copyrighted material to portions of the article that are relevant to the point being made, with no more than 50%, and preferably less of the original source material. A link shall be visible in text format, embedded directly to the original source material without exception.
No third party links, i.e. blogs or forums will be accepted under any circumstances, and will be edited by staff in order to reflect the original source of copyrighted material, or be removed at the sole discretion of kritterbox.com.
Fair Use Notice:
This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Users may make such material available in an effort to advance awareness and understanding of issues relating to economics, individual rights, international affairs, liberty, science, and technology. This constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C.Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for educational and/or research purposes.
This Disclaimer is subject to change at any time at our discretion.
Copyright © 2011 - 2017 kritterbox.com