Tornado Damage

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H.S. Softball Team Pitches In At Tornado Damaged Church

Kids nowadays. Often that statement is said with frustration or contempt, but it certainly can’t be used that way when speaking of the Lady Wildcats softball team at Dunbar High School.

04/06/2012

The recently upgraded Vandergriff Plaza area of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (Joel Thomas/CBSDFW)

Rangers Teaming With Red Cross For Tornado Relief Pitch

As a new season gets underway at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the Texas Rangers are doing their part to help out neighbors whose homes were destroyed by Tuesday’s tornadoes.

04/05/2012

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

UPDATE: Official National Weather Service Tornado Count Up To 14

On Thursday, the National Weather Service (NWS) concluded that on Tuesday two weak tornadoes touched down in Irving and in Grand Prairie. The newly declared EF-0 twisters bring the official tornado count up to 13.

04/05/2012

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Off-Duty Officer Called Hero For Efforts During Tornado

An officer with the Dallas Police Department is being called a hero after getting dozens of people out of harm’s way during Tuesday’s storms.

04/05/2012

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors With Royse City Devastation

Tuesday’s storms spread a path of destruction across North Texas; several businesses and homes near Royse City were destroyed. Wednesday, in the mist of the devastation, there were stories of miracles and neighbors helping neighbors abound.

04/04/2012

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Mom Huddled In Bathtub With Daughters As Twister Hit

Several hundred homeowners in Arlington are assessing damage to their homes today, picking up the pieces of what’s left, after a tornado struck in the city. Lisa Repstock huddled in the bathtub, with her two young daughters as the storm hit.

04/04/2012

April Bridges pauses while digging through the remains of a house she was at when it was destroyed by a tornado on April 3, 2012 in Arlington. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

National Weather Service Confirms SW Arlington Tornado

It’s been confirmed. The storm that hit southwest Arlington was indeed a tornado. A survey team from the National Weather Service made that assessment.

04/04/2012

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Arlington Requiring Permits To Access Tornado-Damaged Areas

The city says as of today it is setting up “controlled access points” into the affected areas. If you don’t have a permit, you’re not getting in.

04/04/2012

Tornado damage in the City of Forney. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Mayor Wants City Of Forney Declared A Disaster Area

Wednesday morning the mayor of the City of Forney, Darren Rozell, signed local papers to declare the city a disaster area.

04/04/2012

This is on Hwy 174 north of Cleburne and just south of Joshua. - Claudia Gaarz

Possible Tornadoes Touch Down Across North Texas

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.

04/03/2012

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