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How to help, find loved ones affected by Texas Tornadoes

The Star Telegram reports at least six people were killed and another seven were still unaccounted for Thursday morning after a tornado ripped through a subdivision Wednesday night, flattening homes and crushing vehicles.

More than 50 people were injured, with at least 30 of them being transported to hospitals in the Dallas Fort Worth area, officials said.

The tornado, one of at least six confirmed across North Texas Wednesday night, did most of its damage in the Rancho Brazos subdivision, Sheriff Roger Deeds said at a news conference Thursday morning.

from the Dallas Morning News:

How to find loved ones:

A phone bank was established for those looking for friends and family members in Hood County. Call (682) 498-8010. Alternatively, you can list yourself as “Safe & Well” or search for others that have listed themselves at the Safe & Well website operated by the American Red Cross.

Those who believe they may have a family member or friend at Lake Granbury Medical Center are being asked to call 817-579-2888.

How to help:

The American Red Cross, which is operating shelters at Granbury’s First Christian Church and Cleburne’s convention center, advises that they do not need supplies.

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