Tag: North Texas tornados

Tornado Survival Tips

The National Weather Service announced on Thursday, April 24th, that conditions point to a significant multi-day severe weather event for Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. Unlike last year, we’ve had a pretty quiet tornado season which occurs mostly during the months of April and May. All that could change if the weather models meteorologists are using turn out to be accurate.

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What to do When a Tornado Strikes

On April 3, 2012 the Dallas / Fort Worth area was struck by more than a dozen tornados. Hundreds of homes were damaged or destroyed in Arlington, Irving, Lancaster, Dallas, Mesquite, Balch Springs, Forney and Royce City. I will never forget the images of semi-trailers being swirled around in the wind and thrown over 8 lanes of Interstate 20. Thousands of lives were affected by the storm’s which left damages surpassing $1 billion. The good news is no one was killed.

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