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Tornadoes touch down in Dallas-Fort Worth area

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Posted: Apr 3, 2012 2:20 PM
Updated: Apr 3, 2012 2:35 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: tornado, dallas, destruction, damage, widespread, fort worth

DALLAS - Tornadoes have touched down in the southern part of Dallas County this afternoon, causing widespread damage and destruction.

The weather service says considerable damage has been reported near Cleburne, south of Fort Worth, and Lancaster south of Dallas. All flights to the Dallas-Fort Worth airport have now been grounded. Rails are also currently shutdown.

Emergency crews are searching the hardest hit areas looking for anyone who might be trapped under debris. So far there's no official word on injuries.

Stay with News2 for the updates on the Dallas tornadoes.

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