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Dallas : TX : USA | Apr 04, 2012 at 3:15 AM PDT
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Tornado hits Dallas-Fort Worth Texas

Tractor trailers flying in the air like toys :

At least two tornadoes violently spun through the Dallas-Fort Worth area, collapsing roofs, ripping down power lines and tossing trailers around like toys, authorities said Tuesday.

Television footage from CNN showed truck trailers being lifted and tossed like toys.video . Several of the trailers — including many in the distinctive orange of Schneider National lot.

National Weather Service meteorologist Amber Elliott confirmed that two separate tornadoes had touched down, one in Arlington, Texas and another in Dallas. Nine separate tornado warnings have been issued by the weather service for the Dallas area so far on Tuesday, she said.

An airport spokesman, David Magana, said 405 flights were canceled and 110 planes damaged by hail.

Emergency responders were still trying to tally damages late Tuesday.

There were no reports of deaths or serious injuries, according to police,



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