The National Weather Service says tornadoes have touched down in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and there is at least one report of damage.
WFFA in Dallas has live video coverage.
Weather service advisories said storm spotters and radar revealed separate tornadoes south of Dallas and Fort Worth.
The weather service says the tornado south of Fort Worth caused “considerable damage.”
Local TV footage shows a large funnel cloud on the ground near I-35 south of Dallas. The NWS says the “large and extremely dangerous” tornado was near Lancaster, which is located approximately 20 miles south of Dallas and moving north.
The weather service is also reporting other developing tornadoes as a band of storms passes through the area.
A tornado watch is in effect for most of the counties in north Texas at this hour.
a “Code Black” has been issued at Parkland Hospital, which means keeping all patients away from windows.
Watch the tornado pick up and toss truck trailers in the video below.
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