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Tornadoes rip through Dallas area

At least two tornadoes hit suburban communities in the Dallas area

Friends and family of Brad Smith help salvage what they can from his destroyed home in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday, April 4. Paul Moseley / AP
Bobbie Deen, right, along with friends and family salvage personal items from the home of Deen's mother on Wednesday in Forney, Texas. Tony Gutierrez / AP
A worker begins making repairs to a power line in Kennedale, Texas, on Wednesday. Rodger Mallison / AP
Destroyed and damaged homes are seen in Lancaster, Texas, on Tuesday shortly after a twister tore through. Khampha Bouaphanh / The Fort Worth Star-Telegram via AP
Cambrie and Royal Thornton sit outside their destroyed home in Forney, Texas, on Wednesday. Tom Pennington / Getty Images
Mike Enochs, left, and Gary Enochs salvage a crib from Enochs' destroyed home in Forney on Wednesday. Tom Pennington / Getty Images
Work crews try to restore power in Lancaster on Wednesday. Robert Ray / AP
Patricia Daugherty searches for her belongings in Arlington, Texas, on Tuesday after a tornado hit the area. Tom Pennington / Getty Images
This Lancaster neighborhood was among the many hit by tornadoes. Tim Sharp / Reuters
A tornado in Kennedale, Texas, caused this damage on Tuesday. Khampha Bouaphanh / The Fort Worth Star-Telegram via AP
A resident of Lancaster looks at the damage caused by a tornado there. Tim Sharp / Reuters
This neighborhood in Forney was hit hard. Tony Gutierrez / AP
Residents in southwest Arlington sweep up Tuesday shortly after a tornado swept through. Rodger Mallison / The Fort Worth Star-Telegram via AP
A resident sorts through the remains of her damaged home after a series of tornadoes ripped through the Dallas suburb of Lancaster, Texas, on April 3. Up to a dozen tornadoes skipped through the densely populated Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas on Tuesday, ripping apart homes and tossing tractor-trailer trucks into the air, but there were no reports of serious injuries or deaths. Tim Sharp / Reuters
A structure in Arlington, Texas, is destroyed after a tornado hit on April 3. Tornadoes tore through the Dallas area Tuesday, peeling roofs off homes, tossing big-rig trucks into the air and leaving flattened tractor trailers strewn along highways and parking lots. Khampha Bouaphanh / The Fort Worth Star-Telegram via AP
David Lowe carries his daughter's dog, Phoebe, after the dog was rescued from the rubble of a destroyed home on April 3, in Arlington, Texas. Multiple tornadoes touched down across the Dallas/Fort Worth area causing extensive damage. Tom Pennington / Getty Images
Jason Moffett carries moves belongings out of a house which was destroyed after a series of tornadoes ripped through the Dallas suburb of Lancaster, Texas, on April 3. Up to a dozen tornadoes skipped through the densely populated Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas on Tuesday, ripping apart homes and tossing tractor-trailer trucks into the air, but there were no reports of serious injuries or deaths. Tim Sharp / Reuters
A tornado causes damages at the Schneider National's Trucking Hub in South Dallas, Texas, on April 3. Khampha Bouaphanh / Fort Worth Star-Telegram via Zuma Press
Tornado spotted south of Dallas, Texas, in this still image taken from video. NBC News
Erin Foy, left, and her sister Immerriea White pull their luggage through the rain as their family abandons their destroyed home in the Portofino Apartments in Lancaster, Texas. Ron Ennis / AP
The Green Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation center is damaged after tornadoes swept through the area. Rodger Mallison / AP
A woman talks on her phone outside a house with two cars against it after a tornado moved through Lancaster, Texas, April 3. As the storm system moved northeast, it later spawned another tornado in Forney, a suburb just east of Dallas, where the fire station and several homes were hit and the high school saw roof damage, NBC News reported. Larry W. Smith / EPA
A trailer flies through the air during a tornado in the Dallas area, in this still image captured from video. NBC News
Semi-tractor trailers lay in debris left by a tornado which passed through the southern area of Dallas, Texas April 3.


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Storm damages lies along US 287 in South Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, April 3. Dallas flights were shut down and travelers were taken to shelters as the storms passed. American Airlines canceled all its remaining flights Tuesday due inspect for hail damage. Paul Moseley / Fort Worth Star-Telegram via Zuma