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Nearly a Dozen Tornadoes Swept Through North Texas Last Night

As day breaks in North Texas, residents are surveying the devastation wreaked by last night's storms. Dallas escaped the worst of it. The tornado sirens by our place just south of White Rock got going around 9 p.m. and kept on for a half hour, but we saw nothing but rain, heard nothing but thunder.

An hour to the southwest, people weren't so lucky. At least 10 tornadoes swept through Hood and surrounding counties, killing six and injuring dozens of others. The epicenter was Granbury, where all the deaths occurred, but Cleburne and Ennis were also hard hit.

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Eric Nicholson
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