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Tornado Safety

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Tornado Fears Have Storm Shelter & Safe Room Businesses Swamped

The phones at storm shelter companies immediately start ringing after any deadly tornado outbreak and that’s exactly what’s happening here in North Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/28/2014

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Safe Room Rebate Program Closed After Less Than 5 Hours

It was a touted as program to help some North Texas residents foot the bill for storm shelters and safe rooms, but few people knew how few reservations were available and apparently even fewer predicted how quickly the spots would be snapped up.

CBSDFW.COM–06/05/2013

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Red Cross: Put Together A Disaster Supply Kit

The Red Cross is urging North Texans to be prepared when storms roll through. Red Cross spokeswoman Anita Foster recommends that everyone put together a disaster supply kit ahead of time.

04/09/2012

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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

A tornado touches down in a rural area near Silverton, Texas. (credit: AP Photo)

New Tornado Warning System Coming To North Texas?

The new tornado and thunderstorm warning systems being tested in the Great Plains could also be tried out here in North Texas.

04/02/2012

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Jarrell Residents Know Pain Missouri & Alabama Families Feel

Fourteen years ago a small Central Texas town went through what people in Missouri and Alabama are going through now.

05/27/2011