CBS 11 Storm Team
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.
The Silva family moved from California to Cleburne just four before tornadoes ripped through the town.
The EF-4 tornado that hit Granbury dropped a house into Howard Smith’s back yard.
Many people forces to evacuate their homes after a massive tornado in Granbury had trouble returning home the next day.
In Johnson County the tornado that touched down in Cleburne has been given a preliminary EF-3 rating. Weather investigators say the most significant damage was just east of Lake Pat Cleburne.
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.
A line of fast-moving thunderstorms ripped across North Texas Sunday morning, prompting weather warnings and causing power outages and brief flash flooding.
Christmas Day started with rain and thunderstorms, producing lightning and small hail. By midday the rain changed to snow, which fell sideways in many cases due to the strong winds.
The difference between a 99° or 100° day can be measured in records, tolerance or sweat. But the question has come up: How do meteorologists decide when it’s this close to go with 99° or 100°? Jeff Jamison explains.
Multiple tornadoes threw tractor-trailers in the air, damaged both a Forney elementary school and high school, leveled houses and shut down airline traffic out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as one of the worst storms in years hit North Texas Tuesday.
What was expected to be an afternoon of storms with heavy rain and possible hail quickly turned into tornado emergencies for cities across North Texas. Simultaneous storms in Dallas and Tarrant counties produced what are believed to be multiple tornadoes.