The death toll has climbed to six after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes hit northeastern Texas Wednesday night. High winds, massive hail and flash flooding also contributed to damage as the line of severe storms spread along and south of Dallas-Forth Worth.
"This is why you need to abandon manufactured homes in the path of a tornado... there is NO safe place to shelter inside," the National Weather Service Forth Worth posted on Facebook.
These photos were taken by Chance Craven in Granbury, Texas, during search and rescue efforts.
Jason Whitley wrote, "Cleburne, Texas has hundreds of homes with damage from Wednesday night's tornado, the mayor said. Fortunately no deaths or serious injuries." Photo by Jason Whitely/WFAA-TV
Photo of a house that was completely destroyed in Granbury, Texas.The National Weather Service Forth Worth office is categorizing the storm as an EF-4. Photo by NWS.
Tornado damage in Ennis, Texas. Photo by Christopher Mendoza.
A tornado touched down in Millsap, Texas Wednesday night. Photo by Jeff Mangum
Major Hurricane Matthew will pose severe risks to lives and property across Jamaica, eastern Cuba and Haiti early next week.
The East Coast of the United States remains on alert for potential impacts from Hurricane Matthew during the middle to latter part of next week.
Chaba remains on track to become a powerful typhoon and could threaten lives and property across the Ryukyu Islands and mainland Japan this week.
Showers will occasionally dampen drought-stricken portions of New England and New York State into Monday.
Deadly Typhoon Megi slammed parts of Taiwan and China with damaging winds and landslides, while snow fall across parts of the Intermountain West.
The worst thing that people who live along coastlines can do is not to prepare for tropical storms and hurricanes.
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Hurricane generated storm wave - killed 2,000. 12-foot tides; central pressure 970 mb; 100+ mph winds.
Two-day Deluge of Rain Table Rock, SC 7.01 inches Anderson, SC 5.44 inches Highlands, NC 9.91 inches Atlanta, GA 5.85 inches Athens, GA 9.03 inches
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A total of one inch of rain in 15 minutes with hail one inch in diameter.