Tornado

Students arrive for the first day of school for Plaza Towers Elementary school in their temporary location at Central Jr. High school in Moore, Okla., Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. The Briarwood and Plaza Towers elementary schools were destroyed when an EF5 twister hit Moore on May 20. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Students return to school in Okla. after tornado

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — 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 […]

08/16/2013

Overturned vehicle following EF5 tornado, El Reno, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Deadly Okla. tornado widest on record, rare EF5

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The deadly tornado that struck near Oklahoma City late last week had a record-breaking width of 2.6 miles and was the second top-of-the-scale EF5 twister to hit the area in less […]

06/04/2013

Homes damaged by tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Before and after the tornado: satellite shots of Moore

Time magazine has compiled before and after satellite images of Moore, Oklahoma in the areas struck by the tornado. Click here to see them.

05/24/2013

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden (AP Photo)

Browns QB Weeden to help with Oklahoma tornado

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is heading home to help his cherished Oklahoma heal. Weeden is returning to his home state this weekend to assist in any way he can in the […]

05/23/2013

Storm clouds gather over homes that were destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Thunderstorms slow Oklahoma tornado cleanup

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week. The first […]

05/23/2013

A soldier walks past the wreckage of a destroyed home, after a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Oklahoma tornado damage could top $2 billion

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary estimate announced Wednesday by the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Spokeswoman […]

05/22/2013

Woman walks through home that was hit by a tornado in Cleburne, Texas. (AP Photo)

Texas residents missing after tornadoes found safe

GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — People who were missing in the wake of the destructive tornadoes in North Texas have been found safe, officials said Friday, but they didn’t indicate when residents of one hard-hit neighborhood […]

05/17/2013