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.
Strength Of OK Twister Upgraded, Search For Survivors ContinuesJust 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.
2012 North Texas News Year In Review From the West Nile Virus epidemic to the tornado outbreak in April, 2012 was a year of news in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Teen Gets Help From Arlington In Getting Photos Back To OwnersIt has been a little more than six weeks since the tornado outbreak in North Texas destroyed homes and disrupted lives. One tornado tore a path of destruction through southwest Arlington.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors With Royse City DevastationTuesday’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.
Mom Huddled In Bathtub With Daughters As Twister HitSeveral 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.
Grand Prairie Aid Agency Helping Tornado VictimsHelp is on the way from North Texas to several states devastated by a tornado outbreak.
N. Texans Helping With Alabama Storm ReliefLess than 24 hours after a swirling mass of destruction swept across the southeast, local relief workers headed out to areas ravaged by tornadoes.