Huffpost Green

Dallas Tornadoes 2012: Video Footage Shows Truck Tossed By The Storm (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:
Print Article

Regions of Texas faced tornado warnings on Tuesday as several twisters touched down in the state.

Reuters reports that tornadoes blew through the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, damaging homes, buildings and trees. No deaths were immediately reported.

WATCH footage of the storm in the videos below, and click here to view photos of the damage.

of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

live blog

Oldest Newest
@ CBSDFW : Arlington's assistant fire chief says 150 homes in three different areas of the city suffered some sort of damage today. #DFWwx

Share this:
@ RayVilleda : State Police arrived in #Forney and are in the neighborhood, surveying the damage. @NBCDFW

Share this:
@ afgutierrez : #forney tornado ripped roof this house, similar scene across this town http://t.co/EoSFvMVh

Share this:

Reports have surfaced that tornadoes approached schools in Forney, Texas as twisters tore through areas south of Dallas and Forth Worth on Tuesday. Click here for more.

Share this:
@ cnnbrk : #Tornadoes in Dallas-Fort Worth area damaged about 300 buildings in Lancaster, city's mayor says. http://t.co/whJYPerZ

Share this:
@ RayVilleda : Police have gone door-to-door in Diamond Creek Subdivision in #Forney

Share this:

Share this:
@ RedCrossDFW : If you are looking for loved ones in #DFW area that may be affected by today's #tornaodes, search Safe & Well at http://t.co/vUgjhEB5

Share this:
@ usnoaagov : Today's storms in #Dallas-Fort Worth area hit one week after the 12th anniversary of destructive #twisters http://t.co/HNyaPO5T #NOAA

Share this:
@ TWCBreaking : Latest tornado warning for Hunt Co., TX indicates large tornado 7 miles southwest of Greenville. Tornado emergency for Greenville!

Share this:
@ TWCBreaking : Main severe storm, tornado threat now over northeast TX to the east of Dallas/Ft. Worth. Radar, warnings: http://t.co/xffJHoBp

Share this:

Share this:
@ TWCBreaking : Tornado reported near Royse City, TX at 4:05 CDT. Warning for Collin, Hunt, Rockwell Counties until 4:30 CDT.

Share this:
@ wfaachannel8 : Tornado damage in Arlington neighborhood http://t.co/OaK260HB

Share this:
@ Daniel_Novick : I'm on my way to #Forney where there are reports of heavy damage due to a possible #tornado.

Share this:

HuffPost's Craig Kanalley writes:

One place that seems to have been hit particularly hard by today's tornadoes in Texas is the city of Arlington, which sits just west of Dallas.

Multiple reports of damage were posted to the Dallas-Fort Worth Police scanner Twitter account.

Click here to read more.

Share this:
@ DFWscanner : Sounds like tornado hit Crosby Elem in Forney, significant damage to homes. #txwx

Share this:

Share this:

Share this:

Share this:

Share this:

MSNBC reports cell phone coverage may be out in the DFW area

Share this:

Share this:

Share this:

Share this:

Share this:

Share this:

Share this:

National Weather Service offers more advice for protecting from Texas tornadoes, writing: "MOVE TO AN INTERIOR BATHROOM...CLOSET...OR HALLWAY ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR BUILDING. COVER YOURSELF WITH BLANKETS...PILLOWS...OR A MATTRESS FOR PROTECTION."

More here.

Share this:
@ CNNweather : CANCELLED #TORNADO Warning in Collin Co. in TX. #TXWX

Share this:

Around the Web

Chasing tornadoes with Dallas Raines | Video | abc7.com

Dallas Weather Forecast and Conditions

Dallas-area tornadoes leave trail of damage (video, updates)

 
From Our Partners