Search and rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.
Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.
I left the office in Oklahoma City as soon as I saw the tornado warnings on TV. I had photographed about a dozen twisters in the past decade, and knew that if I didn’t get in my car before the funnel cloud hit, it would be too late.
Forecasters expect a stormy day across North Texas and East Texas as another day of severe thunderstorms are expected to make it into the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Authorities say an elementary school in an Oklahoma City suburb took a direct hit from a mile-wide tornado.
Officials at two hospitals say they’re treating nearly 60 patients, including more than a dozen children, after a massive tornado hit suburban Oklahoma City.
Several children have been pulled out of the rubble alive at a school in an Oklahoma City suburb.
Police in Oklahoma City have issued a request that residents stay away from areas that have sustained tornado damage.
Oklahoma emergency officials are briefing Gov. Mary Fallin on the extent of the damage after a mile-wide tornado ripped through the Oklahoma City area.
As a strong storm makes its way across the central U.S. Thursday, severe storms could develop across the Houston area.