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11 people killed in tornado outbreak in Dallas and Garland, Texas

Modified Date: 
Mon, 12/28/2015 - 7:16pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, December 26, 2015

The Latest: Weather service to determine how many tornadoes

National Weather Service survey teams are heading out to the Dallas surburbs where tornadoes and strong storms that killed at least 11 people left widespread destruction.

At least 11 died from in Texas storms that spawned tornadoes

The full extent of damage in Texas isn’t yet known along a nearly 40-mile stretch from 20 miles south of Dallas to northeast of the city, though there were reports of it blowing the roofs off homes, mangling vehicles, damaging churches, downing power lines and toppling trees.

Tornadoes, storms hit Dallas suburbs; 11 people killed

The storms hit Dallas suburbs Saturday evening, with Garland suffering the most casualties, authorities said. (CNN) — Severe storms and tornadoes tore through north Texas, killing at least 11 people in the latest incident of deadly weather in the nation. More extreme weather to come Other parts of Texas were dealing with strong winds and precipitation, the weather service said. There was also a report of a tornado in eastern Ellis County, the Fort Worth office of the National Weather Service said. Officials said earlier that five of the deaths were related to vehicles hit by a tornado in southeast Garland.

At least 11 dead in Texas storms that spawned tornadoes

The full extent of damage in Texas isn’t yet known, though it stretched over about a 40-mile-long area from 20 miles south of Dallas to nort…

11 Killed After Severe Storms, Tornadoes Hit Dallas Area

Severe storms and tornadoes tore through north Texas, killing at least 11 people in the latest incident of deadly weather in the nation. More extreme weather to come Other parts of Texas were dealing with strong winds and precipitation, the weather service said. The storms hit Dallas suburbs Saturday evening, with Garland suffering the most casualties, authorities said. There was also a report of a tornado in eastern Ellis County, the Fort Worth office of the National Weather Service said. Officials said earlier that five of the deaths were related to vehicles hit by a tornado in southeast Garland.

11 dead as storms rip through Dallas area

"By Sunday morning, the snow, sleet and freezing rain will expand northeast across the southern Plains," the National Weather Service said. Severe storms and tornadoes tore through north Texas, killing at least 11 people in the latest incident of deadly weather in the nation. More extreme weather to come Other parts of Texas were dealing with strong winds and precipitation, the weather service said. There was also a report of a tornado in eastern Ellis County, the Fort Worth office of the National Weather Service said. The storms hit Dallas suburbs Saturday evening, with Garland suffering the most casualties, authorities said.

Garland Police Identify All Eight Killed InTornado

GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Garland Police have identified the 8 people who were killed in the tornado Saturday night. Investigators determined that all of the victims were in vehicles at the time the tornado struck. • 58 year old Timothy Harris of Greenville • 42 year old Sharva Monique Sanders of Fort Worth • 30 year old Kimberly Lashorn Tippett of Garland • 1 year old Kamryn Demetrius Crain of Garland • 32 year old Lashondra Mildred Whitaker • 77 year old Cecil Warren Lowrie of Garland • 27 year old Petra Ruiz of Dallas • 19 year old Jose Oviedo Juarez
People Involved: 
Timothy Harris
Sharva Monique Sanders
Kimberly Lashorn Tippett
Kamryn Demetrius Crain
Lashondra Mildred Whitaker
Cecil Warren Lowrie
Petra Ruiz
Jose Oviedo Juarez
City: 
Dallas, TX

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