On Tuesday an estimated six to thirteen tornadoes hit the Dallas-Fort Worth area, touching down in Arlington, Kennedale and the especially hard-hit towns of Forney and Lancaster (pictured above). Hundreds of flights were canceled at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (as were around 45 at Love Field), and both Twitter and cable news were dominated by dramatic, and in some cases, devastating, images. 

Below, via Storify, pictures, videos, tweets and news reports from throughout the afternoon and early evening: