Severe storms bring tornadoes leads Texas down and 4 dead

According to the National Weather Service office in Lubbock, a tornado hit the drive northwest of Dallas, Matador on Wednesday 21 June 2023 evening which is located around 280 miles from Dallas. At Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport, a record wind gust of up to 97 mph was recorded.

Severe storms bring tornadoes leads Texas down and 4 dead

The EF3 tornado that devastated Perryton in the Texas Panhandle, killing Four people and wounding many more, occurred just six days before to the storm’s arrival.

Severe storms bring tornadoes leads Texas down and 4 dead

Authorities said that on June 15 a tornado struck Perryton in the Texas Panhandle, 180 miles north of Matador, and caused at least three fatalities and several injuries.

The mayor of Matador, Pat Smith, confirmed that there had been Four fatalities but added that there may have been injuries as well as “a whole lot of damage” and that the town’s electricity had also been out.

During violent storms that passed through the region on Wednesday night, about 100 concertgoers at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside of Denver were hurt after being hit with hail, according to the West Metro Fire Department.

Utility tracking website said that, nearly 500,000 households and businesses in Texas and Oklahoma were without power over the course of one night.

More than 15 million people in the region, including those in Houston, Texas, and Denver, Colorado, were under severe thunderstorm watches early on Thursday.

According to the Storm Prediction Centre, at least 11 reports of tornadoes were made on Wednesday throughout the western and central US, including six in Colorado, three in Texas, one in Wyoming, and one in Nebraska.

According to a tweet from the fire department, at least seven persons were sent to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. According to the agency, up to 90 persons were treated on the spot. According to the tweet, injuries included wounds and broken bones.

On the west side of the town, he claimed, several homes and businesses had been damaged, and rescue teams had had to remove people from collapsed buildings.


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