6 dead, 7 missing after Texas tornadoes; Daylight reveals devastation [pics]

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Six confirmed fatalities in #Granbury, but being told that number could rise after sun up, as light reveals more.#wfaanews

— Teresa Woodard (@twoodard8) May 16, 2013

Six people were killed Wednesday night and dozens more were injured as tornadoes ripped through North Texas. The monster storm system dropped hail the size of softballs on Granbury, Texas. Seven are still missing and more than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed.

Breaking: From Granbury, Texas, six dead, seven missing, 45 injured.Latest LIVE on @foxnews.

— Bill Hemmer (@BillHemmer) May 16, 2013

Sheriff says 110 homes damaged or destroyed.#Grandburytornado

— saul garza (@Saulgarzafox4) May 16, 2013

As daylight broke, clear images of the heartbreaking devastation began making the rounds on Twitter. The Rancho Brazos neighborhood in Granbury was hit especially hard.

Best example of possible EF3+ damage I’ve seen thus far: RT @nbcdfw This is #Granbury after the storms. twitter.com/NBCDFW/status/…

— Jim Tang (@wxmann) May 16, 2013

Clothes are hanging in the closet. Food is still in the pantry. The roof is gone. This is #Granbury twitter.com/NBCDFW/status/…

— NBC DFW (@NBCDFW) May 16, 2013

Major tornado damage from last night in Cleburne. This is from chopper5. @nbcdfw#txwx twitter.com/GrantJNBC5/sta…

— Grant Johnston (@GrantJNBC5) May 16, 2013

First light in Rancho Brazos Estates in #Granbury. Five fatalities here; real fear that number will rise. #wfaanews twitter.com/twoodard8/stat…

— Teresa Woodard (@twoodard8) May 16, 2013

PHOTO: An entire neighborhood wiped out in Granbury, TX. Horrific images coming in as the sun rises. #txwx #tornado twitter.com/KHOLMESlive/st…

— Kenny Holmes 7News (@KHOLMESlive) May 16, 2013

Chopper’s up! Live look of damage in Granbury. It’s baaaadd! #texastwister @kennedram daaaannnggg. twitter.com/LaurenYglecias…

— Lauren Yglecias (@LaurenYglecias) May 16, 2013

As the sun comes up were getting a better look at the damage in Granbury. Press conf at 8AM, updates on @news9 twitter.com/CTMcDonell/sta…

— Cody McDonell (@CTMcDonell) May 16, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people in the tornado-ravaged area.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/05/16/six-dead-seven-missing-after-texas-tornadoes-daylight-reveals-devastating-damage-photos/

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