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Oklahoma tornadoes

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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Texas Council Offering Storm Shelter/Safe Room Rebates

With the recent deadly tornadoes that tore through North Texas and Oklahoma, more people are thinking about in stalling storm shelters or safe rooms. Now the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is helping foot the bill for some of those rooms.

CBSDFW.COM–05/29/2013

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

A man recovers a dog from the rubble of a home that was destroyed by a tornado on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

When Preparing For Disasters, Remember Your Pets

Severe weather disasters like the tornadoes in North Texas and Oklahoma cannot be avoided, but preparations can be made to try to ensure the safety of your family and loved ones in case of an emergency.

05/27/2013

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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

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Texas Baptist Men To Offer Cooked Meals, Comfort To Okla. Storm Victims

Texas Baptist Men are prepared to send help to Oklahoma in the way of cooking food and coordinating with other relief agencies.

05/21/2013