Students from two elementary schools destroyed by a tornado last spring returned to classes Friday, eager to reunite with their classmates but worried about what would happen the next time bad weather sweeps in.
Members of a southwest Louisiana softball team went to a tournament with a trailer loaded with supplies for victims of the May 20 tornado in Moore, Okla., only to find themselves threatened by another tornado.
The National Weather Service says the deadly tornado that struck near Oklahoma City late last week was another top-of-the-scale EF5 that packed winds reaching 295 mph. The weather service also says the twister’s 2.6-mile width is the widest ever recorded.
The U.S. Postal Service has set up temporary mailboxes for residents of Moore affected by the May 20 tornado.
Emergency officials are preparing to survey tornado damage again this morning following the second major fatal storm to strike the Oklahoma City metropolitan area in several days.
A storm that dropped tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area could bring high winds and heavy rains to the suburb that was recently hit by a deadly twister.
A storm dropped a tornado in Oklahoma City’s western suburbs, then barreled toward the state’s largest city as cameras broadcast the approach on television.
Coach Mike Gundy joined MaD Radio to recount the impact of the tornado on the state of Oklahoma as well as his side of the Wes Lunt controversy.
Before residents of Moore can rebuild, they’ll have to deal with the debris from the deadly tornado that devastated the Oklahoma City suburb: crushed wood, mangled siding and battered belongings that could make a pile reaching more than a mile into the sky.
Emergency officials say nearly 4,000 homes and businesses in five counties were affected by last week’s deadly tornadoes.