Tornado warning lifted on campus

Students wait in the doorway of Beasley at the start of the tornado warning issued Tuesday afternoon. Students were told to stay indoors by TCU Alert until the warning was lifted, with 2 p.m. classes being canceled in the meantime. The warning was lifted at 2:45 p.m. Photo by Tyler Samuels A student sprints toward Moudy South to escape the downpour after initial alerts on the tornado warning. Photo by Taylor Prater. Hallways in Moudy South became crowded after students were told to seek shelter in the middle of the tornado warning Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Tyler Samuels. Students caught in the storm decide whether to run into the storm or stay indoors outside of Moudy South. Photo by Taylor Prater.
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Classes have resumed on campus after lift of a tornado warning this afternoon.

The severe weather warning remains in effect until 8 p.m.  

TCU underwent a tornado warning and a severe thunderstorm warning until 2:45 p.m, according to the National Weather Service.

Classes were suspended until the tornado warning was lifted, according to TCU Alert.

Weather service advisories issued Tuesday said storm spotters and radar shows separate "large and extremely dangerous" tornadoes both south of Dallas and Fort Worth.

The weather service says "considerable damage" has been reported near Cleburne, south of Fort Worth, and Lancaster, south of Dallas.

Market Square employees asked diners to go to the first floor of the Brown-Lupton University Union at 1 p.m. because of the warnings.

Students and faculty in Scharbauer Hall were escorted to the first floor by faculty members in orange vests. 

Albert reccomended students check the university's Emergency Preparedness web page for storm shelter information.

Check back with TCU 360 for the latest weather updates. 

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