NWS confirms the tornado that hit Dallas last night was an EF-3

The National Weather Service confirms the tornado that hit Dallas last night was an EF-3.

A powerful tornado slammed North Texas Sunday night into Monday morning ripping through Dallas, causing several buildings to collapse.

At least 110,000 people were left without power.

On Monday Governor Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for 16 Texas counties.

Strong winds tore down trees, took out power lines and caused extensive structural damage, including to a middle school.
The Dallas Independent School District canceled Monday classes at six schools. Officials with the National Weather Service said the twister touched down near Dallas Love Field Airport, and moved northeast through Dallas, a densely populated part of the city.

While no major injuries have been reported, first responders have been going door to door in some neighborhoods to check on residents, some hurt in their own homes. 



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