Tornadoes

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Granbury Graduates Moving On From The Storm

Residents of Granbury aren’t letting May’s deadly storms, which produced tornadoes that hit the community, stop them from celebrating an achievement eighteen years in the making.

05/31/2013

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Massive Tornado Changed How Texas Town Builds Schools

An EF5 tornado that hit Jarrell, Texas 16 years ago nearly wiped the small, Central Texas town off the map. Twenty seven people died.

05/29/2013

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Texas Council Offering Storm Shelter/Safe Room Rebates

With the recent deadly tornadoes that tore through North Texas and Oklahoma, more people are thinking about in stalling storm shelters or safe rooms. Now the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is helping foot the bill for some of those rooms.

CBSDFW.COM–05/29/2013

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Boys & Girls Club Reaching Out To Granbury Tornado Victims

The tornado two weeks ago in Hood County didn’t just take homes. It took what had become a home away from home for some of the youngest victims.

05/28/2013

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North Texas Storm & Tornado Damage Could Reach $250 Million

Right now, the number stands at $250 million. According to the Insurance Council of Texas, that is the amount of insured damage caused by the multiple tornadoes that moved across North Texas on the May 15.

CBSDFW.COM–05/24/2013

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

More Texans Inquiring About & Installing Storm Shelters

After seeing the destruction from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, some Texans are thinking about their own safety. Phones have been ringing off the hook at Texas companies that sell or install in-ground safe houses or shelters.

CBSDFW.COM–05/23/2013

Road signs and other debris left by the May 20 tornado are seen on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Tornado-Ravaged Moore, Oklahoma

President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, on Sunday. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the president will view the tornado damage first-hand and meet with victims and first responders.

05/22/2013

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after a three-point shot against the Los Angeles Lakers during Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 21, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Thunder Star Kevin Durant Makes $1M Tornado Pledge

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is pledging $1 million for tornado relief through his family foundation and is urging others to give.

05/21/2013

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Preparing For Severe Weather In North Texas

The forecast for this afternoon in North Texas again includes heavy storms, hail and the possibility of dangerous tornadoes. So, how should you prepare?

05/21/2013

These are the remains of Highland East Junior High School in Moore, OK after a devastating tornado hit the area on May 20, 2013.  (credit: Kimberly Bivens)

Oklahoma Tornado Survivor Finds Dog Buried Alive In Rubble

Barbara Garcia, a survivor of the massive tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb, found her dog buried alive under the rubble during her interview with CBS News’ Anna Werner.

05/21/2013

Highland East Junior High Moore, OK

Photos Of The Tornado Aftermath In Moore

A look at the damage done by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. The tornado was rated an EF-5.

05/21/2013

Clouds over Granbury on May 20, 2013. (credit: CBS 11 News/Joel Thomas)

Parts of Granbury Evacuated Under Severe Weather Threats

Granbury residents were abruptly interrupted and evacuated while sifting through debris and examining storm damage because of threats of another storm.

05/20/2013

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