6 Killed in 3 Tornadoes in Granbury, Texas; Hail the Size of Softballs Reported

VIDEO from Milsap, Texas and Aledo, Texas. A rash of tornadoes slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless.

At least six people were killed Wednesday as a spring tornado outbreak devastated parts of North Texas, destroying or damaging dozens of homes and injuring dozens of people.

At least six people are confirmed dead and 14 people missing after a tornado struck Hood County in north Texas and Granbury, Texas. In darkness extensive damage is already reported after at least three tornadoes slammed into the river/lakefront town of Granbury Wednesday evening, destroying homes and buildings and sending vehicles flying in the air. There is an early report that one of the tornados might have been one mile wide.

Most of the damage is apparently southeast of the city.

The National Weather Service early estimation is that at least 10 tornadoes touched down in the region.

Granbury, Texas tornado video.

The tornado forming east of us. Taken from Harbor Lakes in Granbury, Texas.

VIDEO: Granbury Tornado May 15 2013.

Golfball to baseball-size hail during hail storm in Granbury, Texas on May 15, 2013.

WARNING: AUDIO IS LOUD. Granbury, Texas tornado over Lake Granbury.

NWS Tornado Reports …
5:39 PM 1 W BELCHERVILLE MONTAGUE, TX
TORNADO 1 W OF BELCHERVILLE

6:58 PM SUNSET MONTAGUE,TX
NEAR 287 IN SUNSET

8:06 PM 6 SE GRANBURY HOOD, TX
TORNADO IN PECAN PLANTATION

Lake Granbury is a North Texas reservoir near Granbury, Texas. Lake Granbury was created in 1969 and is one of three lakes damming the Brazos River.

Granbury, Texas is the county seat of Hood County, Texas with a 2010 census population of 7,979. Granbury is about 65 miles west-southwest of Dallas, Texas.


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