The odds of a tornado hitting your home are extremely small. But, if it were to happen, you would need a place to stay safe. That has pushed many people into building storm shelters.
As a storm chaser for the past 13 years, Jason McLaughlin has seen more than 100 tornadoes up close. He said, of all the close calls, last Friday in Oklahoma was his closest.
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.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Friday that the league’s 10 schools will share a record $198 million for the 2012-13 school year, an amount expected to increase significantly going forward.
The Home Depot has offered $1 million to help with recovery in Moore, and volunteer workers are heading to Oklahoma on Tuesday to assist in the cleanup efforts.
President Barack Obama says tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., is “a strong community with strong character” but needs help.
Oklahoma was devastated by tornadoes this past week, and the recovery efforts have only just started. Stacy Smith gathered the right resources and traveled north to help out man’s best friend.
In a matter of hours Wednesday, the entrance of a South Oklahoma City Church was overwhelmed.
Today officials in Oklahoma are estimating the deadly tornado that tore through the city of Moore damaged or destroyed as many as 13,000 homes. As it stands, the Oklahoma Insurance Department is estimating damage somewhere between $1.5 and $2 billion.
The SPCA of Texas is transporting about 70 cats and dogs from Oklahoma to the DFW area on Wednesday, after deadly tornadoes devastated the state on Monday.
Hundreds of families in Moore, Oklahoma are without homes after a deadly tornado ripped the city apart. Many others are set to spend another day sorting through debris.
For folks who survived the Moore, Oklahoma EF-5 tornado say the devastation was worse than they remembered when they returned to their homes.