Thirteen North Texas counties are eligible for SBA assistance to repair property damage
Blowing dust is also expected across the region today.
The humidity in the area for Saturday is expected to stay around 10 percent, and winds are expected to be fairly steady at 25 to 30 miles per hour, with higher gusts.
Activity across the Panhandle is expected to develop into a squall line, and storms could cause damaging winds in excess of 65 miles per hour, with the possibility of large hail as well, according to the National Weather Service.
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