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Heat-Related Calls Down This Summer

MedStar says heat-related calls are down 30 percent compared to 2012, but a string of hot days can quickly change that.

08/01/2013

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Online Signups For Storm Shelter Rebate Wait List Continue

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is in its first full week of online signups for the Metro Safe Room Rebate Program wait list.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2013

Volunteers and Habitat for Humanity workers busy rebuilding the home of Olga Hernandez and her four children, in Granbury. (credit: CBS 11 NEWS)

Home Destroyed By Tornado Rebuilt For Granbury Family

Volunteers in North Texas are helping a single mother of four rebuild her home after it was destroyed by the tornadoes that touched down in Granbury on May 15.

06/26/2013

The hot noonday sun shines through power lines. (credit: Gerard Burkhart/AFP/Getty Images)

Possible Triple-Digit Heat In The North Texas Forecast

There’s a chance North Texas could see its first dose of triple-digit heat this year. According to the CBS 11 Storm Team, a summertime high pressure ridge will build over the Metroplex this week, bringing highs up to 100-degrees.

06/10/2013

A person looks at cars damaged by a powerful tornado on June 1, 2013 in El Reno, Oklahoma. The tornado ripped through the area, which along with subsequent flooding killed 18 people. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Deadly Oklahoma Tornado Widest On Record, Rare EF5

The deadly tornado that struck near Oklahoma City late last week had a record-breaking width of 2.6 miles and was the second top-of-the-scale EF5 twister to hit the area in less than two weeks.

06/04/2013

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Thirteen Dead, Hundreds Hurt After Latest Oklahoma Tornadoes

Oklahoma continues to get hit by storms producing tornadoes. A tornado touched down in Oklahoma City’s western suburbs, then barreled toward the state’s largest city as cameras broadcast the approach on television.

05/31/2013

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Resources Running Low For North Texas Tornado Victims

Many of the North Texas tornado victims in the cities of Cleburne and Granbury had their homes and belongings destroyed by the twisters that touched down earlier this month. Now, as communities try to rebuild, resources are growing thin.

CBSDFW.COM–05/30/2013

North Texas Storm Photo - April 15, 2013

Amazing Video Shot From Inside Kansas Tornado

Severe Storm chasers Brandon Ivey and Sean Casey used their specialized tornado intercept vehicle to film video from inside a Kansas tornado.

05/28/2013

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

5-11 Storms

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