Tornado Hits Dallas on Sunday, Leaving 95,000 Homes without Power

A stream of storms hit Northern Dallas after the tornado, further damaging the area.
Fabienne Lang

A tornado touched down in northern Dallas on Sunday, leaving a trail of destruction behind. The storm hit after 9 pm in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. 

No deaths or serious injuries have yet been reported, as per the city's website. The site is being updated regularly, keeping residents informed about the situation. 


What happened on Sunday

The police and firefighters are still assessing the damage, and sifting through the rubble to see what they can find. 

The city has asked that all residents remain indoors if they are in an area that was hit by the tornado. Trees, power lines, and buildings could be unstable and cause damage, leading to injuries.

A lot of damage has happened along the 635 road in North Dallas. Cars, houses, businesses, power lines, and much more have all been destroyed. 

Six schools canceled classes on Monday due to the damage to their campuses.

Dallas Forth Worth airport is a major national and international hub and has grounded much of its traffic. There are flight delays in and out of the area, as per the Federal Aviation Administration.

As of 2 am local time Monday morning, over 95,000 homes are without power in the Dallas area, according to electric company Oncor. There are no updates yet as to when power will return.