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Around 600 buildings were damaged, many of them beyond repair.
At least 11 people, including an infant, were killed by tornados that ripped across north Texas on Saturday night.
The tornado that devastated the Dallas suburb of Garland was rated EF-4—the second-highest in intensity on the Enhanced Fujita scale. With winds up to 200 MPH, the storm turned heavy objects into deadly missiles and flung passengers from their vehicles.
A second tornado in nearby Rowlett was classified as EF-3, with winds up to 165 MPH, according to the National Weather Service.
Meteorologist were still working on Sunday to confirm the number of tornados that touched down in north Texas, according to the Dallas Morning News; as many as 11 were reported as far south as Hillsboro.
The Dallas Police Department tied eight fatalities to traffic accidents caused by the tornado that tore across roughly two square miles of southeast Garland, ripping holes in buildings and pushing cars into houses.
As many as 50,000 power outages were reported during the night, but that number fell to 8,000 by Sunday morning. Some 600 buildings were damaged, many of them beyond repair. In Dallas and Collin County, work crews continued to sift through the rubble Sunday afternoon, ensuring no one buried was overlooked.
Severe weather continued Sunday, with with an ice storm warning in north Texas, a blizzard warning in the panhandle, and a winter storm warning to the west.
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Dell Cameron was a reporter at the Daily Dot who covered security and politics. In 2015, he revealed the existence of an American hacker on the U.S. government's terrorist watchlist. He is a co-author of the Sabu Files, an award-nominated investigation into the FBI's use of cyber-informants. He became a staff writer at Gizmodo in 2017.