A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother’s arms.
Wednesday evening’s service at the church has been cancelled. But, Pastor Buchanan says he hopes to worship in the sanctuary on Sunday if the building is deemed safe.
Following the school visits, the First Lady received a briefing from local and state officials regarding ongoing recovery efforts.
“It shocked us at first, we just broke down, we couldn’t believe it.”
Severe weather attacked North Texas on Tuesday night. Bridgeport was among the places that woke up early Wednesday morning with extensive damage to homes.
Storm damage is hard to miss in Mineral Wells, after a tornado passed right through the heart of downtown on Tuesday night.
Severe weather spawned tornadoes across North Texas on Tuesday night, and one of the hardest hit areas was Wise County, where some residents made it to safety with only seconds to spare.
One and perhaps two tornadoes have struck the old North Texas resort town of Mineral Wells, and initial reports indicate widespread damage.
Tense moments south of Dallas after several peole in the area reported seeing what appeared to be a funnel cloud touch down in the area.
It is like the first day of school again in Van on Monday, a week after a tornado damaged an estimated 30 percent of the city.
Volunteers like Laura Darcy are feeding anyone who would appreciate a meal during the massive cleanup of the small town.
Friends and family packed the Van United Methodist Church to say their final farewells to Brenda and David Tapley. The couple were the only two people killed during Sunday’s tornado in Van Zandt County.