Watch Video of Tornado that Struck Dallas Sunday Night

Thursday, 24 Oct, 2019

Forecasters confirmed the twisters Tuesday after surveying damage throughout North Texas. Straight-line winds up to 90 miles per hour were along and south of the tornado's track for much of its lifespan.

Another tornado hit Rowlett, this one an EF-1 tornado.

Crews searched Monday through the rubble of other homes and businesses in the city torn apart by the tornado. "I think we should all be very grateful for that", he said.

"Stay sheltered until the storms have passed", it said.

"Treacherous weather will continue to strike various regions of the state - especially North & East Texas".

At least one tornado touched down in the Dallas area amid stormy weather on Sunday night, tearing through structures, overturning cars and knocking out electricity for thousands.

There were no known deaths or serious injuries.

Almost 140,000 electric customers in East Texas were without power early Monday due to storm-damaged power lines, according to utility Oncor.

According to Oncor, there were approximately 65,000 customers in Dallas experiencing a service interruption due to this storm. Around 60,000 of those customers were within Dallas, according to the city, which is opening a shelter by 2 a.m.

Dallas residents are now waiting for power to be restored in many parts of the city.

Meantime Dallas ISD has added more schools to the closure list. The school district said in a tweet that they anticipate being able to open schools Tuesday.

"The jet stream is the thing that creates and steers individual storms and also sets up large-scale patterns", she said in the spring, according to the Post.

Multiple thunderstorm warnings remained in place as of early Monday. The Richland College Guadalupe Building is without power completely and is closed until further notice.

Police and emergency personnel have been going door to door in different neighborhoods across north and northeast Dallas, evaluating damage and providing help when necessary.

Dallas Stars Tyler Seguin's house destroyed in tornadoNobody was at home at the time of the storm and everybody is safe, the Stars told WFAA.

A Home Depot store at Forest Lane and I-75 sustained significant damage. Thankfully no injuries to any of the firefighters inside.

"It's like a war zone, a disaster", Richardson resident Gizaw Gedlu said.

"We just sat in the bathtub and sang songs, trying to keep everyone calm", Lauren Collins said. "We are also working with local power and gas utilities to support their efforts".

The storm also effected surrounding states including Missouri and Arkansas - where one person was killed by a falling tree.