After seeing the destruction from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, some Texans are thinking about their own safety. Phones have been ringing off the hook at Texas companies that sell or install in-ground safe houses or shelters.
The deadly storm system that spurred some 12 North Texas tornadoes moved from west to east. The storm system that took lives in Granbury and caused devastating property damage in Cleburne eventually moved through the city of Ennis.
American Airlines and its regional affiliate have canceled dozens of flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after tornadoes hit North Texas.
As North Texans prepare for storm season, the American Red Cross today launched its official Tornado App. The free app, available in English or Spanish, offers access to local and real-time weather information.
One of the twisters that tore across southern Dallas County directly hit the City of Lancaster. Damage and debris in the city is so expansive that a mandatory, citywide curfew began at 7 p.m. Tuesday night and ended at 7 a.m. today.
The National Weather Service said a record 4.37 inches of rain was measured Thursday at the McAllen airport.