Flash Floods, Damaging Tornadoes Sweep Texas

Damaging winds damaged at least 50 homes and caused a 64-car freight train to derail in Lufkin.
2:07 | 12/14/15

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Let's go to kendis Gibson, he's in Lufkin, Texas. Powerful storms there. Reporter: George, powerful being the key word. This give use a sense of how powerful the storms were. This, right here, 1 of 64 freight train cars tossed around. Across T highway, there goes another one. All across the highway over the weekend. Today, a massive cleanup effort under way here as well as other parts of Texas. That's a tornado. Reporter: And it was. A weekend of wicked weather terrifying Texas. A white wall of stuff flying everywhere. Reporter: Three tornadoes touching down. Tornado just hit my neighborhood. Reporter: That home completely obliterated. The homes to the left and right, missing the twister. At least 50 houses suffering damage. The mayor of lindale declaring a diszaster. I think the lord sent us away and he spared us. Reporter: This morning, as people are left cleaning up, the red cross on the scene to help. And here in Lufkin, that tossed freight train. We had really heavy winds. Reporter: Winding picking up and fliging 64 car on their sides. And to the north, Kansas looking a lot like a frozen tundra. Blizzard-like conditions sent cars sliding off the road. This tractor trailer getting bogged down. Crews struggling to keep up. Texas D.O.T. Officials cleared the highway just in time for the morning rush hour. But with 62 more of these cars to go, it will be days before they're all upright. Robin?

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