5 tornadoes have struck North Texas all in a single night according to a WFAA 8 article from May 3rd. In it they say:
“Weather officials so far have confirmed at least five tornadoes touched down across North Texas during severe storms on Monday night. Two of those tornadoes were EF2s, one in Hill County near Blum and a second in Ellis County near Waxahachie.”
There is considerable damage in the area, but thankfully, no reported deaths according to a Dallas Morning News article from May 3rd. In it they say:
“The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office said the storm caused tractor-trailers to overturn on I-35E, trapping several motorists. Damage to buildings along State Highway 77, which runs parallel to the interstate, was catastrophic, according to the Sheriff’s Office, with between 25 and 50 homes and businesses destroyed.
Officials said that several people were hospitalized but that there had been no storm-related deaths as of Tuesday afternoon. Residents displaced by the storm were taken to overnight shelters.”
Even if there have been no reported fatalities, several people were taken to shelter and or hospitals due to property loss and injuries.