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.
Residents of Granbury aren’t letting May’s deadly storms, which produced tornadoes that hit the community, stop them from celebrating an achievement eighteen years in the making.
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.
Right now, the number stands at $250 million. According to the Insurance Council of Texas, that is the amount of insured damage caused by the multiple tornadoes that moved across North Texas on the May 15.
Just after 3:00 p.m. (CST) officials with the National Weather Service upgraded the classification of the deadly tornado that struck in Moore, Oklahoma to an EF-5, the strongest storm rank on the enhanced Fujita scale.
Granbury residents were abruptly interrupted and evacuated while sifting through debris and examining storm damage because of threats of another storm.
Residents in the Rancho Brazos neighborhood got their first look at the devastation caused by an EF-4 tornado in their neighborhood.
A woman whose house was in the path of the EF-4 tornado that hit Grandbury shares her story with CBS 11.
People who escaped alive from the Hood County subdivision where six people died in a tornado, will go back for the first time Saturday morning.
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.