Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013

Granbury tornado latest updates


Tornado touched down several times in Hood, Tarrant, Dallas and Parker counties. Multiples fatalities have been reported. Updates below

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Update
-NWS has confirmed a total of 13 tornadoes in Texas. 2 F-4, 1 F-3 & at least 1 F-1 tornado touched down in Texas. The first tornado occurred in Montague county at 05:38 pm CDT and the last tornado recorded around 12:10 am in Ennis.
-An additional survey team will be sent to survey tornado damage northwest of Cresson in Southern Parker county on Friday.

Update 05:20 UTC
Fox News has recently tweeted this:
"Officials say at least six people are dead, 14 unaccounted for in North Texas #tornado outbreak."

Update 04:50 UTC
-Death toll from tornado in north Texas has risen to 3, CNN reports.
-Tornado injured 100 others.

Update 04:00 UTC
-At least 100 people are reported to be injured in Granbury tornado, CNN reports quoting Matt Zavadsky, spokesman for MedStar Mobile Healthcare.
-Tornado in Granbury destroyed 8-12 homes.
-The tornado ripped through the Brazos River courthouse town of Granbury about 8 p.m.
-Following The National Weather Service, 32 counties in Texas and four in Oklahoma were under a tornado watch until 1 a.m. CT.

At least two people died and 16 others injured in a tornado in Granbury, Texas CBS news reports quoting Hood County EMS.

Rancho Brazos subdivision and adjoining areas along Lake Granbury was hardest hit by the tornado.

People in deCordova Ranch area were immediately evacuated due to a gas leak. Evacuated people are living in Granbury’s First United Methodist Church and First Christian Church.

Tornado damaged roofs of several houses in Millsap.

At least three ambulances and the ambus have been send to the tornado zone.

Wind gust to 80 mph has been reported at the Cleburne Hospital in Cleburne, TX.

Teams of American Red Cross and Salvation Army are helping the people in Hood County.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 16, 2013