Tornado Hits Dallas Sunday Night
A tornado caused significant damage in parts of Dallas on Sunday night. Major structural damage was reported to homes and businesses and numerous trees were down across the area.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that six people were taken to hospitals for severe weather-related injuries. No fatalities have been reported at this time.
Home Depot off Forest Ln and 75. Significant damage. @wfaa @wfaaweather pic.twitter.com/dx4VELLXEG
— Mike Ortiz (@PhotoMikeO) October 21, 2019
Damage was also reported in Richardson and Midlothian in North Texas.
Richland Park Drive in Richardson right now. Widespread damage here to homes and cars. Trees down everywhere. @NBCDFW pic.twitter.com/vizQkLbKj0
— Scott Friedman (@ScottNBC5) October 21, 2019
Dallas Stars hockey player Tyler Seguin’s home was heavily damaged in Sunday’s severe weather. Luckily, no one was home at the time.
NEW: Before and after images of home near Dallas North Tollway and Royal Lane in North Dallas — that was badly damaged during the tornado tonight. #wfaaweather pic.twitter.com/xGMLhg0TSU
— Jason Whitely (@JasonWhitely) October 21, 2019
Storm survey crew from the National Weather Service will be out today conducting damage surveys.
The NWS has confirmed two tornadoes in the Dallas area on Sunday night. The first tornado went through North Dallas and caused significant damage. It was on the ground for approximately 32 minutes. This tornado is rated EF3 with estimated peak winds of 140 mph. The second tornado hit the Rowlett area and is rated as an EF1 with estimated winds of 100 mph.
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