More Than a Dozen Hurt As Tornadoes Hit Dallas
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Tornadoes raked the Dallas area Tuesday, crumbling a wing of a nursing home, peeling roofs from dozens of homes and spiraling big-rig trailers into the air like footballs. More than a dozen injuries were reported. (April 3)

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[Location - Date:DALLAS -- APRIL 3][Source:][VO:][VOICE-OVER]TRACK#1 TORNADOES TORE THROUGH THE DALLAS AREA TUESDAY -- TOSSING BIG RIG TRAILERS INTO THE AIR -- OVERTURNING VEHICLES -- TEARING THE ROOFS OFF HOMES --- AND INJURING MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE.THROUGH WERE NO REPORTED DEATHS HOWEVER.THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ESTIMATES THAT SIX TO TWELVE TWISTERS TOUCHED DOWN IN NORTH TEXAS.BUT IT SAYS FIRM NUMBERS WOULD COME ONLY AFTER SURVEY TEAMS CHECK THE DAMAGE ON WEDNESDAY.[Notes:SOT ------------]"i just heard wind....and it sounded like a train coming through the house."[Notes:VO -----------------]METEOROLOGISTS SAID THE STORMS WERE THE RESULT OF A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM OVER NORTHERN NEW MEXICO.ALTHOUGH MOST OF DALLAS WAS SPARED THE FULL WRATH OF THE STORM.IT WAS A DIFFERENT STORY OUTSIDE THE CITY -- WHERE MANY HOMES AND BUSINESSES WERE DAMAGED.[Notes:SOT ------------------------RESIDENT]"quickly jumped in the bathtub....i had three infants with me....three kids....put them in bathtub....put a cover across them.....we just prayed."[Notes:VO -----------------]TWO RESIDENTS OF A NURSING HOME WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH MINOR INJURIES AFTER SWIRLING WINDS CLIPPED THE BUILDING.HUNDREDS OF FLIGHTS WERE CANCELLED AT DALLAS-FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DUE TO THE SEVERE WEATHER.MANY WERE ALSO CANCELLED AT DALLAS LOVE FIELD.AMERICAN AIRLINES - AND AMERICAN EAGLE -- PULLED MORE THAN 100 PLANES OUT OF SERVICE FOR HAIL DAMAGE INSPECTIONS.-------------------------------------THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.(****END****) ANCHOR VOICE: -------------------------VIDEO PRODUCER: NED BARKER---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: WFAA / KDFW / AP -----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: DONNA STARDDARD----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: COURTESY ----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): EMBARGO DALLAS--------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE: a1283BC-US--Texas Storms, 9th Ld-Writethru,785