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Multiple tornadoes barreled through the Dallas area Tuesday afternoon, leaving behind a swath of destruction. No deaths have been reported, but at least a dozen were injured and countless properties destroyed.
Residents in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area were surprised when severe thunderstorms, which began around 1:30 p.m., spun off into a chain of ferocious tornadoes
Around 2:30 p.m., the first massive tornado touched down in Arlington, TX, while another ripped through eastern Dallas County
By evening, the National Weather Service received 12 reports of tornadoes throughout Texas. Here, destroyed vehicles sit in a trailer lot 20 miles south of Dallas in Lancaster, Texas, which was worst hit.
A man walks under the trailer of an 18-wheeler that landed on top of a tree and a power line pole in Lancaster, Texas
April Bridges pauses while digging through the remains of a house she was at when it was destroyed in Arlington, Texas
David Lowe carries his daughter's dog, Phoebe, after it was rescued from the rubble of a destroyed home
Bill Brangers, right, and Benjamin Powell, 5, left, look at the trailer that a tornado lifted from the Powell's driveway to a neighbour's yard two doors down in Arlington, Texas
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