CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Tornadoes

(credit: Atmos Energy)

Tornado Cleanup Crews Warned To Look Out For Gas Lines

A warning for residents, volunteers and crews cleaning up damage from last Tuesday’s tornadoes — watch for natural gas lines. A number of dangerous natural gas situations were discovered during surveys of tornado damage in Lancaster.

04/09/2012

American Red Cross logo. (credit: AP Graphics)

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

(credit: Jane Slater/KRLD)

Tornado Damaged Elementary School Reopens

Drop-off Monday morning at Crosby Elementary School had a festive atmosphere. Students were welcomed back to the campus with hugs and high-fives. It was their first time back at the campus since a tornado hit the area last Tuesday.

04/09/2012

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck survey tornado damage on April 6, 2012. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Tornado Count Hits 16; Cornyn Tours Arlington Damage

The National Weather Service now says 16 tornadoes hit across North Texas on Tuesday. Today Senator John Cornyn joined Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, checking out the damage firsthand.

04/06/2012

(credit: fwisd.org)

H.S. Softball Team Pitches In At Tornado Damaged Church

Kids nowadays. Often that statement is said with frustration or contempt, but it certainly can’t be used that way when speaking of the Lady Wildcats softball team at Dunbar High School.

04/06/2012

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

UPDATE: Official National Weather Service Tornado Count Up To 14

On Thursday, the National Weather Service (NWS) concluded that on Tuesday two weak tornadoes touched down in Irving and in Grand Prairie. The newly declared EF-0 twisters bring the official tornado count up to 13.

04/05/2012

IMG-20120403-00069

Off-Duty Officer Called Hero For Efforts During Tornado

An officer with the Dallas Police Department is being called a hero after getting dozens of people out of harm’s way during Tuesday’s storms.

04/05/2012

(credit: CBSDFW.COM

Neighbors Helping Neighbors With Royse City Devastation

Tuesday’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.

04/04/2012

DSC_0512

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

April Bridges pauses while digging through the remains of a house she was at when it was destroyed by a tornado on April 3, 2012 in Arlington. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

National Weather Service Confirms SW Arlington Tornado

It’s been confirmed. The storm that hit southwest Arlington was indeed a tornado. A survey team from the National Weather Service made that assessment.

04/04/2012

Tornado damage in the City of Forney. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Mayor Wants City Of Forney Declared A Disaster Area

Wednesday morning the mayor of the City of Forney, Darren Rozell, signed local papers to declare the city a disaster area.

04/04/2012

Tornado damage in Northwest Lancaster near Wintergreen Rd. on April 3, 2012. (Credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT)

Lancaster Curfew Lifted But Some Areas Still Prohibited

One of the twisters that tore across southern Dallas County directly hit the City of Lancaster. Damage and debris in the city is so expansive that a mandatory, citywide curfew began at 7 p.m. Tuesday night and ended at 7 a.m. today.

04/04/2012

more

previous