The disaster declaration includes Dallas County and Tarrant County (Fort Worth)
Multiple tornadoes have touched down in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex today as severe thunderstorms move across the region.
The first major severe weather event of Spring took place during the night across the South Plains.
The watch area does include Lubbock County, and the 8 surrounding counties
Severe Weather is moving across the South Plains tonight
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until 9 o'clock tonight for the central and eastern portions of the South Plains, including Lubbock and Hale counties; the Permian Basin, Big Country and Texas Panhandle regions
The State of Massachusetts was the latest to be hit hard by tornados this year. Check out the amazing video from the town of Springfield.
After the jump, take a look at video compiled by CNN showing some of the most powerful Tornado's that hit the U.S. this week.
The Tech Team had to take shelter after severe weather struck Oklahoma City during their tournament. Read more after the jump.
Should the City of Lubbock have Tornado Warning Sirens? Vote and comment after the jump.