September 8th, 2010
07:25 PM ET

Tornado spawned by Hermine touches down in Texas

At least one tornado spawned by Tropical Depression Hermine touched down in Dallas, Texas, on Wednesday evening, sending up debris and spinning around buildings in a populated area of the city.

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  1. dallas resident

    It hit downtown Dallas near mockingbird lane and north Dallas tollway....

    September 8, 2010 at 8:05 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Pfft

    Yeah – but they were darn FIRST to post the "story"....

    September 8, 2010 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Ollie North

    God is punishing those responsible. Texas, Pakistan, what's the difference. I'm gonna build an Ark!

    September 8, 2010 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  4. zenna

    Im in north dallas and those sirens was sounding off for a long time. The rain was coming down so hard and the wind was blowing hard. My kids and I just got some pillows and got in the hallway and covered our heads. We was so scared.

    September 8, 2010 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Patrick

    We watched from the windows of our office building downtown. It evidently started near Mockingbird, west of Stemmons Freeway, and moved along Mockingbird Lane damaging what apparently are light industrial buildings as it moved east, then died out before it reached Love Field. I wouldn't call the neighborhood "very populated" as it's mostly commercial and this was after 5 pm when a lot of those types of businesses close.

    September 8, 2010 at 8:07 pm | Report abuse |
  6. anonymous

    it hit near the 600 block of Mockingbird, according to a local news source. I heard the same report on my scanner from DPD. so far there is only one reported injury. there is also a school south of that area that was damaged.

    September 8, 2010 at 8:07 pm | Report abuse |
  7. hestiaskitchen

    I was on the TRE headed to DFW Airport when they stopped the train and made us wait it out by medical market center. We saw it forming! Then they made the train return to Union Station where we were made to change trains and wait for them to clear the track! Intense!!

    September 8, 2010 at 8:08 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Melissa

    The tornado was bouncing around on the northwest side, and touched down at Mockingbird/Irving in a few different places. There is damage to several buildings. It followed along Trinity.

    September 8, 2010 at 8:08 pm | Report abuse |
  9. BUDDY IN PA

    THERE COULD BE NP LOSS OF LIFE IN DALLAS....AS THERE IS NOOOOOOOOOOOOO LIFE TO BEGIN WITH IN DALLAS

    September 8, 2010 at 8:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • Kim

      I'm from Ohio, but I live in Dallas now. There are wonderful people here just like there are wonderful people in Ohio. What gives Buddy? Your life not so pleasant?

      September 9, 2010 at 10:07 pm | Report abuse |
  10. dallas1

    We got lucky...the touchdown in Dallas was on the west of the highway in an industrial area. On the east side of that area is Children's Medical Center, UTSW and Parkland. We got very very lucky.

    September 8, 2010 at 8:11 pm | Report abuse |
  11. oscar

    We dont have that here in california....

    September 8, 2010 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse |
  12. matt

    about time you redneck cowboys get a twister anyways. us yankees get nor'easters which are worth by far. crybabies remember only 2 thinks come from texas anyways and i dont think any of you have horns on your head!

    September 8, 2010 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • texan

      Sounds like your the one whining Matt. After you grow a pair why dont you come to Texas and we can show you where to stick the horns

      September 9, 2010 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  13. D

    @matt

    I grew up in New England fool. If you want to see a REAL storm, come to Texas you pathetic pansy

    September 8, 2010 at 8:21 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Hardy Haberman

    The tornado went through the southern part of the city and crossed the Trinity River into the Trinity industrial area. Damage to some buildings before it moved north near Love Field Airport and then dissipated.

    September 8, 2010 at 8:22 pm | Report abuse |
  15. DerrickAnthony

    They're first to post with specifics, they're first to post without details, they're first to post nothing!
    Who, What, Why, When, Where, How? If we don't get all that – we have very little to work with.

    September 8, 2010 at 8:29 pm | Report abuse |
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