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Volunteers from Tinker Air Force Base help a tornado-devastated home owner to salvage belongings from the rubble in Moore, Oklahoma, on May 24, 2013. (credit:Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Civilian Airmen Used Differently After Okla. Tornadoes

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The Civil Air Patrol normally aids in searches for lost and missing planes, but given Oklahoma’s unpredictable weather, the local agency is often pressed into disaster response. After the two tornadoes […]

05/27/2013

Jeff Ray, CBS11 - Cleburne

North Texas Storm & Tornado Damage Could Reach $250 Million

Right now, the number stands at $250 million. According to the Insurance Council of Texas, that is the amount of insured damage caused by the multiple tornadoes that moved across North Texas on the May 15.

CBSDFW.COM–05/24/2013

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Fort Worth Residents Seek Answers For Public Shelter During Storms

The City of Fort Worth was flooded with calls during recent bad weather asking if there is a public shelter during storms. The answer is no. There is no official public shelter. But there are plenty of public places to find safety if you’re caught out in a storm. The problem is, most people think the same as way as Paul Crockett, who works in downtown Fort Worth.

05/22/2013

Moore, Oklahoma resident Jim Routon hugs his neighbor's child, 7-year-old Hezekiah, at Briarwood Elementary School after a tornado destroyed the school on May 20, 2013. (credit: Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman/NewsOK.com)

As Recovery Continues, Hope Springs Eternal For Moore Tornado Victims

Today officials in Oklahoma are estimating the deadly tornado that tore through the city of Moore damaged or destroyed as many as 13,000 homes. As it stands, the Oklahoma Insurance Department is estimating damage somewhere between $1.5 and $2 billion.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2013

Road signs and other debris left by the May 20 tornado are seen on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Tornado-Ravaged Moore, Oklahoma

President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, on Sunday. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the president will view the tornado damage first-hand and meet with victims and first responders.

05/22/2013

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Oklahoma Twister Leaves Stories Of Heartbreak & Hope

As the day goes on CBS 11 News crews in Oklahoma have seen and heard stories of heartbreak and hope.

CBSDFW.COM–05/21/2013

Nathan Ulepich searches outside of the back of his house, destroyed after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Strength Of OK Twister Upgraded, Search For Survivors Continues

Just after 3:00 p.m. (CST) officials with the National Weather Service upgraded the classification of the deadly tornado that struck in Moore, Oklahoma to an EF-5, the strongest storm rank on the enhanced Fujita scale.

CBSDFW.COM–05/21/2013

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Preparing For Severe Weather In North Texas

The forecast for this afternoon in North Texas again includes heavy storms, hail and the possibility of dangerous tornadoes. So, how should you prepare?

05/21/2013

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Storm Leaves Dozens Of Ennis Structures Severely Damaged

The deadly storm system that spurred some 12 North Texas tornadoes moved from west to east. The storm system that took lives in Granbury and caused devastating property damage in Cleburne eventually moved through the city of Ennis.

CBSDFW.COM–05/16/2013

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NWS: Estimated 16 North Texas Tornadoes, Some EF-3 & EF-4

Officials with the National Weather Service (NWS) have determined the strength of several tornadoes that touched down across North Texas Wednesday night. As of Thursday afternoon NWS officials estimate that 12 tornadoes touched down.

CBSDFW.COM–05/16/2013

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Officials: North Texas Tornado Likely Had 200 mph Winds

Ten tornadoes touched down in several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and hundreds homeless. Emergency responders were still searching for missing people Thursday afternoon.

05/16/2013