Texas tornadoes: Why nobody died in yesterday’s severe weather
- 650 number of homes damaged by yesterday’s spate of tornadoes and severe weather in Texas
- 17 number of people reported injured by yesterday’s storms; there were no reported deaths source
» Why the storms didn’t prove deadly: Despite there being a dozen tornadoes that touched ground, it helped significantly that the storms happened in the middle of the day, rather than late at night. With people awake, it’s much easier to ensure they take cover; when people are asleep, the challenge becomes much more significant, meteorologists say.