Arlington Tornado

One of the many trees damaged after a tornado touched down in Arlington. (credit: om Pennington/Getty Images)

North Texas City Offers Free Trees To Tornado Victims

There’s no question the tornadoes that tore across North Texas the first week of April left a path of destruction. Now, one North Texas city is lending a helping hand to residents that lost so much.

05/11/2012

Arlington residents search for personal belongings after a tornado destroyed homes in the area on April 3, 2012. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Toxic Waste A Big Issue In Tornado Storm Cleanup

In the neighborhoods of southwest Arlington, you can see the remains of destroyed garages, their walls collapsed and roofs ripped off. In that rubble you can also see lots of damaged or emptied shelves. So, what happened to the things stored in those garages?

04/19/2012

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Official: $17 Million In Public Costs For Storm Damage

The state’s emergency management chief says tornadoes and storms that slammed North Texas last week have cost public agencies almost $17 million so far.

04/11/2012

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Parents Concerned About Mansfield ISD’s Severe Weather Policy

“My high school kids had no idea what was going on around them,” parent Tiffani Hendrix complained.

04/05/2012

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Mom Huddled In Bathtub With Daughters As Twister Hit

Several hundred homeowners in Arlington are assessing damage to their homes today, picking up the pieces of what’s left, after a tornado struck in the city. Lisa Repstock huddled in the bathtub, with her two young daughters as the storm hit.

04/04/2012

April Bridges pauses while digging through the remains of a house she was at when it was destroyed by a tornado on April 3, 2012 in Arlington. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

National Weather Service Confirms SW Arlington Tornado

It’s been confirmed. The storm that hit southwest Arlington was indeed a tornado. A survey team from the National Weather Service made that assessment.

04/04/2012

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Arlington Requiring Permits To Access Tornado-Damaged Areas

The city says as of today it is setting up “controlled access points” into the affected areas. If you don’t have a permit, you’re not getting in.

04/04/2012

A home in Arlington was damaged by severe weather on April 3, 2012. (credit: Mike Kinney/KTVT/KTXA)

Students Execute Tornado Drill Procedures, But This Time It’s Not A Drill

Tornado drills are a right of passage for children in North Texas. As storms moved across the metroplex Tuesday afternoon, thousands of school kids began executing their tornado drill procedures…only this time it wasn’t a drill.

04/04/2012

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Beware Contractor Scams After Damaging Storms

Many area residents will be requiring assistance from contractors after Tuesday’s storms. But consumers should watch out for potential scammers.

04/04/2012

They were taken by William Ross. The homes were near Pleasant Ridge Dr in Arlington, the Tree is at St Barnabas United Methodist Church on Pleasant Ridge in Arlington. North of I 20, East of Green Oaks/Little Rd.

Arlington Requiring Permits To Access Damaged Homes

Arlington was among the areas hit hardest by Tuesday’s devastating storms. Nearly 500 structures have been damaged in some way.

04/04/2012

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North Texas Cleaning Up After Damaging Tornadoes

North Texas is reeling on Wednesday morning after tornadoes destroyed hundreds of homes on Tuesday and left about 10,000 people without power.

04/04/2012