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    'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' from tornado touch downs south of Dallas

    Yikes....just watched the clip with the semi trailers spinning around in the air.



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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' from tornado touch downs south of Dallas

    Nearly 2 inch hail at DFW right now.

    Here is the tower link.

    Listening to: KDFW East Twr/App/Dep | Dallas, Texas, United States | LiveATC.net



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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' from tornado touch downs south of Dallas

    Wow...thats intense



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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' from tornado touch downs south of Dallas

    I'm listening to Dallas radio coverage of it as we speak.



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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

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    Live Reports:
    2:33 p.m. CST: @MadStormChasing "Tornado damage to roof of well-built house in Arlington, TX"
    2:31 p.m. CST: "Just in: Significant damage reported at Six Flags amusement park in Arlington, Texas," @ProducerMatthew #tornado
    2:23 p.m. CST: Up to baseball-sized hail falling north of Irving, Texas.
    2:21 p.m. CST: "Tornado #3 is going to pass very close to Texas Motor speedway," @wxbrad #nascar
    2:20 p.m. CST: "Traffic advisory issued -- highway near Dallas, Texas shut down due to tornado, 'numerous' vehicles damaged," @ProducerMatthew
    2:13 p.m. CST: @jimwxgator: DFW airport is sending terminal passengers into storm shelters due to tornadoes tracking towards the airport.
    2:11 p.m. CST: "A house completely demolished, gas leak in the area" Arlington Police scanner #tornado
    2:08 p.m. CST: "Lots of debris and damage to multiple houses in this area," Arlington scanner #Dallas #Tornado
    2:04 p.m. CST: Tornado is heading right toward DFW airport. That could be a disaster."


    LIVE: Tornado Emergency for Dallas



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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

    Not good. My boss was just on his way up there from College Station.





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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

    Found another site giving updates:

    Severe Weather Updates CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

    Sounds like DFW was right in the path of one of the storms, not sure how it came out of it.



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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' from tornado touch downs south of Dallas

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Yikes....just watched the clip with the semi trailers spinning around in the air.
    Jeez, that was wild.



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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

    I feel bad for those who were affected by these tornadoes, but its tornadoes in Texas nothing new here.



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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

    Six flags is right next to JerryWorld. Wonder if the stadium had any damage.


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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

    Tornadoes tear through Dallas-Fort Worth area - CNN.com

    Video of the semi trailers being thrown around.

    Luckily, my boss hadn't left town yet.





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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

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    Tornadoes tear through Dallas-Fort Worth area - CNN.com

    Video of the semi trailers being thrown around.

    Luckily, my boss hadn't left town yet.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LN5Izcf-z9k]Tornado Sucks Up Tractor Trailers In Dallas Texas 4-3-2012 Raw Footage - YouTube[/ame]


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    Re: 'Tremendous damage' as tornadoes touch down south of Dallas

    Significant damage in the SW Arlington/Kennedale area. As of now, Arlington Fire reports only minor injuries.

    So far no serious injury reports from Lancaster (where the semi trailers were getting whipped into the air), other than that a medical triage center has been set up. There is significant damage there however, and several residential areas were hit. That area was getting pummeled by heavy rain/hail which has just cleared out, so the rescue efforts are getting underway again.

    The smaller town of Forney NE of Dallas was reportedly just hit, including the school, but the students had already been sent home.

    The tornado passed through about 2 miles west of my place, but it might have lifted as it was going by, and then set down again.


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