KETR Local
9:46 am
Thu May 26, 2011

Nine confirmed tornadoes hit North Texas


– Just under 3,000 residents in the Dallas-Fort Worth area were still without power Thursday morning after Tuesday's storms that brought wind, hail and tornadoes.

The National Weather Service has now confirmed nine tornadoes hit the region, with 3 more likely tornadoes yet unconfirmed.

For the fifth time this year, Kaufman County was hit with a twister, this one registering as an EF0, with wind speeds of between 65-85 mph. The most significant of these storms was an EF1 that touched down in Irving. The remaining tornadoes hit Tarrant, Dallas, Denton , Cook and Wise counties.