Tornado May 2013
On the three-month anniversary of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, some kids from that town, and another where disaster struck this past year, are enjoying summer camp in Fort Worth.
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.
Residents of Granbury aren’t letting May’s deadly storms, which produced tornadoes that hit the community, stop them from celebrating an achievement eighteen years in the making.
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.
The event is one of the largest Czech Festivals in the country, and not even the tornado that swept across North Texas last week will stop the 47th Annual National Polka Festival in Ennis this weekend.
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.
Granbury residents were abruptly interrupted and evacuated while sifting through debris and examining storm damage because of threats of another storm.
Residents in the Rancho Brazos neighborhood got their first look at the devastation caused by an EF-4 tornado in their neighborhood.
A woman whose house was in the path of the EF-4 tornado that hit Grandbury shares her story with CBS 11.
People who escaped alive from the Hood County subdivision where six people died in a tornado, will go back for the first time Saturday morning.
Several hundred people registered at the Church of Christ in Cleburne to volunteer to help some of the 600 families affected by the EF3 tornado.
Amid the tons of debris left in the wake of the Granbury tornado, precious mementos are tucked in the rubble, as well.