We came through it OK but a lot of folks didn't. Over 300 homes destroyed about 7 miles from me. Another 130 homes in Arlington just to the west of where I live. My mom is in an assisted living home in Arlington. It was not damaged but was within a block of another Senior living that suffered severe damage. No power where my mom lives and my daughter has picked up my mom and is bringing her to my house. Mom is on an oxygen concentrator and without electricity it is difficult for her the breathe. A few injuries reported but last I heard, no fatalities. Weather service has given the official count of 12 tornadoes that touched down. Tons of folks without a place to stay tonight, many shelters have been opened and now the clean up begins. Please remember those affected in your prayers.
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It came through here before it got real organized. High wind and 2 1/2 inches of rain in 15 minutes. Had a heck of a swimming pool in the back yard until the 6" drains finally made some headway.
One of our friends lives in Arlington and his apt complex was hit but his place was untouched. He said the fish pond full of perch and carp is now empty and the whole area smells like fish.