June 15, 2023 Texas tornado news

What we covered here

  • At least three people were killed and dozens others injured Thursday after a tornado ripped through Perryton, Texas, according to local officials.
  • The local fire chief said most of the missing are believed to be accounted for and the tornado may have destroyed about 200 homes.
  • Electric company Xcel Energy told CNN Perryton is without power. The state of Texas and communities surrounding the Panhandle town are sending aid.
  • A little over 8,000 people live in Perryton, according to the US Census Bureau. The town is located in northern Texas near the Oklahoma border.