Updated: 5:10 p.m., Dec. 13

At approximately 8:45 a.m., storms moved through Grapevine, causing significant damage that spanned several miles, the city announced in the late afternoon Dec. 13.

The first area of impact occurred just off of Hwy. 26 and Hwy. 114, near Sam’s Club and Walmart Supercenter. Other nearby businesses were also hit as the storm traveled east along Northwest Highway, downing power lines and uprooting trees, before causing damage to the city service center and Grapevine Mills.

Five people sustained non-life-threatening injuries due to the storms and were transported to the hospital for treatment. Individuals inside other businesses that suffered damage were evacuated to safer locations by city crews.

Grapevine public safety crews launched an immediate assessment of road safety and debris, and began working to clear as many areas as possible. Some city roads remain closed for safety. Grapevine Animal Services closed for the day due to power outages and road closures. All animals and staff remain safe, according to the city.

A website has been created for storm and recovery updates. Anyone who has storm damage to their home or business is urged to file a report with the Individual State of Texas Assessment Tool.

Updated 1:50 p.m. Dec. 13

Grapevine's Sam's Club, Walmart and Grapevine Mills have been closed for the day due to damage sustained during a storm the morning of Dec. 13, according to the Grapevine Police Department's Facebook page. Police are urging residents to remain off the city's streets as crews continue to clear debris.

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD's Grapevine Middle School was evacuated after a natural gas odor was identified near the exterior of the school's athletic wing, according to an alert from the district. Students were bused to First United Methodist Church at 422 S. Church St. in Grapevine. Parents of students who have not been picked up from the church will be contacted individually to determine a plan for the student, the alert stated.

All evening activities at the middle school have been canceled.

Cannon and Dove Elementary Schools underwent early dismissal due to power outages, the alert stated. The school will continue to hold all students who need to ride the bus or need to walk home.

Posted 10:48 a.m. Dec. 13

Tornado warnings were issued across North Texas the morning of Dec. 13 as a severe weather line moved eastward through the region. According to the National Weather Service, a tornado watch was issued until 11 a.m. for 24 counties, including Denton and Tarrant.

In a Facebook post, the Grapevine Police Department said crews were working several weather-related incidents. Police recommend avoiding the areas near SH 26 and Hwy. 114 West; 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway; and Dove Loop and Shady Brook Drive.

Police said to use caution on roadways due to downed power lines in the area.

As of 10:20 a.m., the Southlake Police Department reported via social media the public works department was working to clear a downed tree blocking two lanes at the four-way stop between Southridge Lakes Parkway and Peytonville Avenue. Crews are also headed to the roundabout at Carroll Avenue and Dove Road, and crews are clearing debris at North Peytonville Avenue and Raven Bend Court, the post stated.

This story will be updated as new information becomes available.