The tornado-tossed area around the tiny North Texas community of Westminster was under a dusk-to-dawn curfew overnight.
That's after two -- and possibly three -- tornadoes roared through the area Tuesday night -- killing three people and sending ten more to area hospitals.
Officials say at least 26 homes were destroyed by the storm. Collin County Judge Ron Harris issued a disaster declaration for the area.
The Collin County fire marshal says that an elderly couple were found dead in a the ruins of their mobile home in Westminster, about 45 miles northeast of Dallas. Officials identified them as 82-year-old Paul Harris Newsom and 80-year-old Mary Ellen Newsom.
In nearby Grayson County, 14-year-old Colson Owens died in his family's home when police say a chimney collapsed on a stairwell
where the boy had taken shelter.
Yesterday, tornadoes were reported in South Texas from Victoria to the north of Raymondville. No damage or injuries were reported.
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