Tornado Terror in 10 Tweets

A tornado outbreak struck North Texas Saturday, leaving houses in Garland demolished and at least eight dead. Here is how the drama unfolded on Twitter, as it happened. 

Radar images warn of impending disaster.
Radar images warn of impending disaster.
At 7 p.m., the National Weather Service sent out a series of tornado warnings.
At 7 p.m., the National Weather Service sent out a series of tornado warnings.
8 p.m., images of the tornado in Garland appear.
8 p.m., images of the tornado in Garland appear.
The children of author Donna Mitchell hunker down for the storm.
The children of author Donna Mitchell hunker down for the storm.
Stormchasers capture the Garland tornado.
Stormchasers capture the Garland tornado.
Garland police advise people to take shelter.
Garland police advise people to take shelter.
Sunnyvale resident Shaira Starnes captured a tornado lurking on her street,
Sunnyvale resident Shaira Starnes captured a tornado lurking on her street,
@ShairaStarnes
The Red Cross sets up a region-wide response.
The Red Cross sets up a region-wide response.
The tornado in Garland, as seen on radar.
The tornado in Garland, as seen on radar.
USA Today puts it all into perspective with an article about football.
USA Today puts it all into perspective with an article about football.

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