Deadly tornadoes blow through Texas

Posted at 11:12 PM, May 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-16 23:12:04-04

A series of 12 tornadoes ripped across northern Texas Wednesday.

Six people are dead and dozens more are hurt.

The violent twisters flattened homes, uprooted trees, tossed trailers and cars, and left hundreds homeless.

A massive cleanup and recovery effort is under way.

Seven people are still missing.