A tornado landed in north Dallas on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
The service tweeted that it had visual confirmation north of Interstate 635 and east of I-75 around 9:30 p.m. CDT
The Dallas metropolitan area currently has more than 94,000 customers without power, according to the Oncor power company. There is no known time for energy restoration, says the Oncor website.
“There are trees and power lines below along with other debris” in the Dallas area, according to a tweet from the City of Dallas Office of Emergency Management. People in the area with storm damage are being asked to remain indoors while fire, Police departments are on the scene assessing the situation.
Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport reported general departure delays and arrival delays. A traffic management system is delaying flights arriving at both airports and some arriving flights experience airport delays of approximately 15 minutes.
A tornado warning was issued for the areas surrounding Wills Point, Edgewood and Emory until 11:45 p.m. CDT, NWS tweeted.
There is concern that a new one can be formed with severe storms in Kaufman and Hunt County, east of Dallas. Severe storms containing large hail and damaging winds are moving towards Kaufman at 35 mph, NWS said.