FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- The National Weather service in Fort Worth has confirmed at least five tornadoes ripped through North Texas Monday night.
Officials say an EF-2 tornado touched down just northwest of Blum which is South of Fort Worth in Hill County with wind speeds estimated at 130mph.
There was another EF-2 tornado confirmed in Waxahachie in Ellis county with winds estimated at 120 mph.
Officials also confirmed there were three EF-0 tornadoes; One in Hood County, one in Collin County and another in Johnson County.
Texas Baptist Men chainsaw volunteers were sent to Waxahachie helping to clear debris from homes and provide water.
“Our chainsaw volunteers will cut and remove fallen trees and limbs so the city can take care of them and we can get the property back to being safe so that people can start taking first steps in recovery after the storm,” said John Hall with TBM.
Officials say at least 8 people were injured in Ellis County including three truck drivers whose 18-wheelers were blown off Interstate 35-e near Forreston Road.
There were no reported fatalities.