Skip to comments.TORNADO EMERGENCY for Dallas, TX
Posted on 04/03/2012 11:26:00 AM PDT by Strategerist
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 116 PM CDT TUE APR 3 2012
...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM CDT FOR SOUTHERN DALLAS COUNTY...
AT 116 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONFIRMED A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR LANCASTER...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.
THIS IS A TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE CITY OF DALLAS AND THE CITY OF LANCASTER! SEEK SHELTER NOW!
THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR... LANCASTER AROUND 125 PM CDT...
A TORNADO HAS BEEN CONFIRMED! THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING SITUATION. IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DESTRUCTIVE TORNADO...TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY.
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT TUESDAY EVENING FOR EASTERN TEXAS.
Twister: A large piece of debris is shown being blown above Dallas County, Texas, as a massive tornado touches down in the region
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2124648/Debris-thrown-skies-large-extremely-dangerous-Tornado-targets-Texas.html#ixzz1r0WHQojD
Come witness your judgement, come see Jerusalem.
At our family farm in Mercer PA we often gather at the big window in the kitchen/dining room and watch the small tornados pass by at the north end of our field...just south of the intersection of 258 and 19.
While they can be serious it’s usually popcorn time. NOTHING LIKE THESE!
Dear Lord shield those in the path of these storms!
Is anyone near Grapevine? Or have you heard from anyone in Grapevine?
At elevation the storm between Hebron and Plano is wrapping up....!
I have 5 households of family scattered around DFW. Talked to 2 who were taking cover, but cannot get ahold of the rest. Sure am praying this is over soon and not as bad as it could be. Seems like the metroplex has become a magnet for severe weather lately.
I live in the area — he’s most likely fine, just frightened. The worst damage in Arlington was SW of where he lives.
That’s an incredible picture.
I got caught out in weather like this several years ago and was 8.5 months pregnant and had 3 year old with me . . . weather was fine when I left for pre-natal checkup . . . after that I learned to watch and take note of where all churches along my normal driving routes were and then hope and pray someone would let me in.
Just heard from him. Close but didn’t hit him. About a mile west so very close. Said most of the big houses they were showing hit were near Martin High SChool in ARlington off Little Road and Pleasant Ridge.
Have family in Plano ....
The cell heading downtown appears to be weakening in the last couple of frames. That’s good news.
I have a son in Keller, not far away. They said one was headed their direction and were taking cover, but haven’t heard from them since. That was at 1:35.
Everybody is ducking for cover. Most buildings/schools have safety plans for such times as today. She’s probably in a safe spot away from the computer. Storms over Irving/las Colinas are still active.
A co-worker of mine lost his house in that tornado. That was '94. He's a little worried right now.
Well so far it’s east of Plano hopefully it holds there then!
Wow! What a story!!!
Tornado reported in Addison.