North Texas tornadoes
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Authorities say residents who were missing in the wake of this week’s destructive tornadoes in North Texas have been found safe.
Efforts are underway in parts of North Texas to find pets that were lost after this week’s deadly tornadoes. Volunteers and law enforcement officials are working to reunite owners with pets who’ve gone astray.
The Silva family moved from California to Cleburne just four before tornadoes ripped through the town.
The EF-4 tornado that hit Granbury dropped a house into Howard Smith’s back yard.
Many people forces to evacuate their homes after a massive tornado in Granbury had trouble returning home the next day.
The deadly storm system that spurred some 12 North Texas tornadoes moved from west to east. The storm system that took lives in Granbury and caused devastating property damage in Cleburne eventually moved through the city of Ennis.
In Johnson County the tornado that touched down in Cleburne has been given a preliminary EF-3 rating. Weather investigators say the most significant damage was just east of Lake Pat Cleburne.
Officials with the National Weather Service (NWS) have determined the strength of several tornadoes that touched down across North Texas Wednesday night. As of Thursday afternoon NWS officials estimate that 12 tornadoes touched down.
Ten tornadoes touched down in several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and hundreds homeless. Emergency responders were still searching for missing people Thursday afternoon.
A Forney hotel manager who came to the aid of North Texas tornado victims is being honored as a silent hero.