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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