Dallas Tornadoes: Video from April 3, 2012
Tornadoes Touch Down Near Dallas, Texas
Two tornadoes are confirmed to have touched down in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on April 3, 2012.Video footage of the Dallas tornadoes shows their power- you can see for yourself below. One of the most popular videos shows a tornado tossing a semi trailer as if it were a toy.
[Update: multiple tornadoes have been reported throughout northern Texas. Lancaster and Arlington have been declared disaster areas, with hundreds of buildings damaged. Flights in and out of DFW airport have been suspended.
One tornado touched down in Johnston County at around 12:45pm local time, moving toward Arlington. That tornado has destroyed several homes.
A second tornado was spotted in Ellis County at 1pm; that tornado is moving towards Dallas County. A Tornado Emergency has been declared in southern Dallas County: residents are advised to take cover.
Most of North Texas is under Tornado Watch until 8pm.