Severe storms are expected throughout all of Thursday across North Texas. Heavy rain, very strong winds, large hail and even tornadoes are all possible.
The homes are rebuilt and schools are almost finished. Tuesday residents in Moore, Oklahoma started construction on a new hospital. The groundbreaking happened one year to the day after a tornado destroyed it all.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 marks the one year anniversary of the day an EF-5 tornado tore through Moore, Oklahoma.
It all started last year, with a love letter—salvaged from the storm: our peek into the lifelong romance of Robert and Glenda Whitehead.
Scenes of destruction after last year’s tornado in Granbury prompted Marilyn Luton with Long Term Recovery to react quickly and generously.
On May 14, 2013, Ennis Mayor Russell Thomas went to sleep with his phone on silent. He woke up around 12:30 a.m. on May 15. “A police officer knocked on my door and said, ‘Mr. Mayor, you need to come downtown. We’ve been hit by a tornado.’”
An EF-3 twister touched down in Cleburne on May 15, 2013. One block, in a residential neighborhood, was particularly hard hit. In the middle of the downed power lines and debris from shattered homes sat a school.
Damage from a deadly 2013 tornado stretches from Granbury to Cleburne. While residents there have made a concerted effort to rebuild, those who survived the storm will never forget those who didn’t.
It was one year ago that a tornado hit Granbury, killing six people and causing significant damage. Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds called it a day that he will never forget.
A tornado ravaged Granbury one year ago. When the debris settled, volunteers salvaged whatever mementos they could find. Many of them are still sitting unclaimed.
Many people across North Texas are cleaning up after storms that battered the area on Thursday. Some of the most serious damage was seen in west Dallas.
An overwhelming feeling of loss from the devastation of deadly tornadoes was lessened somewhat by thousands of volunteers in Arkansas. Among those bringing hope was a North Texas disaster relief group.