Mayor Eric Johnson: Dallas "Incredibly Fortunate" Considering Path Of Storm

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October 21, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The Mayor of Dallas is grateful there were no deaths after Sunday night's weather outbreak.

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says a significant tornado hit the city of Dallas last night, but they're incredibly fortunate considering the path of the storm.

He praises first responders, saying they did an excellent job getting to the areas hit and helping the people affected.

Mayor Johnson says while people may want to help, food and clothing donations are not needed at this point. But if you would like to make a monetary donation, the city has set up the Dallas Emergency Assistance Fund

Meanwhile Rocky Vaz with the City's Emergency Management Department says they are surveying the areas hit right now.

Thousands of people across the city are still without power and Oncor is working feverishly to get electricity back.