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VAN, TX - MAY 11:  Volunteers and officials search through the destruction near Van Intermediate School after a tornado May 11, 2015 in Van, Texas. The small city of Van, Texas was struck by a tornado in the evening of May 10. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Tornado In East Texas Town Of Van Blamed For $40M Damage

An emergency official says a deadly tornado that blasted an East Texas town left behind about $40 million in damage.

05/14/2015

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Tornadoes Hit Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tornadoes raked the southern Plains Wednesday, overturning cars on an Oklahoma City interstate and destroying dozens of homes. No deaths were immediately reported from the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and rural […]

05/06/2015

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At Least 8 Tornadoes Touched Down In Texas Sunday

A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday.

04/27/2015

Tornado Damage

Scientists: Schools Need Better Tornado Protection

Tragedies like the Moore, Oklahoma tornado are teaching emergency planners about better ways to protect kids during storms.

06/24/2014

Trees and homes damaged by a tornado. (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Official: Tornado Kills 2 In Northeastern Oklahoma

Authorities say a tornado has killed two people in the small northeastern Oklahoma town of Quapaw.

04/27/2014

File photo of an aerial view of the destroyed Plaza Tower elementary school after a powerful tornado ripped through the area earlier this year. (Photo by Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)

Students Return To School In Okla. After Tornado

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.

08/16/2013

A home with tornado damage is seen in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

While Carrying Aid To Moore, Okla., Team Survives Its Own Tornado

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.

06/11/2013

Fred Horn salvages items from what was the living room in his home after it was damaged by a tornado on June 2, 2013 in El Reno, Okla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Deadly Oklahoma Tornado’s 2.6-Mile Width Widest Ever Recorded

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.

06/04/2013

File photo of volunteers sifting through the damage in Moore, Okla. (Credit: Getty Images)

Temporary Post Office Boxes Set Up In Moore

The U.S. Postal Service has set up temporary mailboxes for residents of Moore affected by the May 20 tornado.

06/03/2013

People  carry an injured dog out of a home damaged by the passing tornado on June 1, 2013 in El Reno, Oklahoma.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Erosion Threatens Roadways Following Okla. Storm

Runoff from torrential rains that pelted the Oklahoma City area after a number of tornadoes hit the area is threatening to undermine roadways.

06/01/2013

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