Texas – tornado and waterspout: element uprooted trees and destroyed buildings

In North Texas the weekend storm raged, which brought tornadoes to the city of Malakoff, about 70 miles Southeast of Dallas.

The national weather service issued warnings for the region of probable floods due to heavy rain. In Malakoff trees were uprooted by strong winds, several buildings destroyed.

Jenny R. sent us these photos of a possible tornado in Malakoff, TX earlier this afternoon. Based on the damage it does…

WFAA Weather Geplaatst door op Zaterdag 16 mei 2020

«There were rumors that our company exploded. M-Propane exploded, we were under tornado, — stated in the message local M-Propane in Facebook. — We’re still going to serve our community.»

Nursing home and rehabilitation center Cedar Lake also reported in Facebook that «the building, especially the roof suffered significant damage, but residents and staff are safe.» «It’s a miracle,» added the nursing home.

According to fire chief Alan Robert Malakoff, victims or injured in the city.

This same storm system caused the formation of a water tornado over lake Wright-Pathman near Texarkana (Texas).

Remember to stay weather wise when planning a boating trip this time of year. Here is a video of some severe weather crossing Lake Wright Patman caught by a local Game Warden. #WeatherWise#BoatingSafety pic.twitter.com/HOKywWhhp5

Texas Game Warden (@TexasGameWarden) May 16, 2020

Local residents urged not to forget to watch the weather forecast when planning a trip on a boat at this time of year.