Six Dead, 100 Injured After Tornadoes Ravage North Texas

A mile-wide tornado devastated the area around Granbury, Texas, last night. It’s still unclear how much damage the storm has actually done, and the sheriff’s department is saying fatality numbers could climb higher.

1. Yesterday afternoon, fog crept in over Dallas.

3. Around the same time, clouds were gathering in Millsap, Texas.

4. Video taken near Millsap.

5. South of Dallas, in Granbury, storm clouds were rolling in as of 9 p.m.

6. The Dallas skyline at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

9. Very large hail started in Granbury around 10 p.m.

@minapark the hail in Granbury.

— Cody Johnson (@CodyDonJohnson)

Cody Johnson

@CodyDonJohnson

@minapark the hail in Granbury.

10. This is a hailstone from North Texas, near Granbury.

A pic of large hail from last nights storm and tornado's in N. Texas last...Look at that thing!

— ✨Meek✨ (@I_am_Meek)

✨Meek✨

@I_am_Meek

A pic of large hail from last nights storm and tornado’s in N. Texas last…Look at that thing!

Earlier tornado pic that I took about 8 miles west of Weatherford. @NBCDFW #txwx

— Grant Johnston (@GrantJNBC5)

Grant Johnston

@GrantJNBC5

Earlier tornado pic that I took about 8 miles west of Weatherford. @NBCDFW #txwx

13. Storm clouds began rolling through Cleburne, Texas.

Here is a photo of last night's Cleburn, Texas #tornado. #txwx

— Stephen Bowers (@KOAAstephen)

Stephen Bowers

@KOAAstephen

Here is a photo of last night’s Cleburn, Texas #tornado. #txwx

From @CodyFields82 Picture of the MASSIVE, MILE WIDE tornado that went south of Cleburne. Terrible.

— Georgia Storm Chaser (@StormCoker)

Georgia Storm Chaser

@StormCoker

From @CodyFields82 Picture of the MASSIVE, MILE WIDE tornado that went south of Cleburne. Terrible.

15. Raw video of the storm from Bono, Texas, west of Cleburne.

16. The sheriff’s department is reporting, as of 9 a.m. this morning, that more than 100 in the area are injured and six were dead on the scene.

Mike Fuentes / AP

Aerial image from Granbury area storm damage via @wfaachannel8 #txwx

— Austin Kellerman (@AustinKellerman)

Austin Kellerman

@AustinKellerman

Aerial image from Granbury area storm damage via @wfaachannel8 #txwx

18. Damage in the Fort Worth area as of Thursday morning.

19. A destroyed golf course.

21. More than 250 people were evacuated from Rancho Brazos, in the Fort Worth area.

Mike Fuentes / AP

22. As of this morning, seven people from the Rancho Brazos community are still missing.

Joyce Marshall/Fort Worth Star-Telegram / MCT

23. The destruction in Cleburne was extensive.

The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox / AP
The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox / AP
The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox / AP

26. As the sun rose, the full extent of the damage in Cleburne was revealed, including this trailer blown into a house.

RICHARD RODRIGUEZ / Reuters
RICHARD RODRIGUEZ / AP
RICHARD RODRIGUEZ / AP

29. At least six people are dead, dozens are injured, and hundreds are homeless. The Red Cross is in the area providing assistance. Donations can be made here.

Mike Fuentes / AP

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
Contact Ryan Broderick at ryan@buzzfeed.com.
 
 

More News

More News

Now Buzzing