Tag Archives: tornado

12 Missing After Flooding In Texas Sweeps Away Vacation Home

By on May 26th, 2015 | Last updated: May 26, 2015 at 2:28 pm

Severe weather continued to impact towns in Oklahoma and Texas over the holiday weekend. The tornadoes and floods have taken a toll on the surrounding communities, leaving residents to salvage their belongings left in the aftermath. The recent flood in Central Texas has left 12 missing along the Blanco River.

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UF Research Team Surveys Tornado Damage

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 11:10 am

University of Florida researchers are evaluating the damage done after a powerful tornado ravaged Moore, Okla.

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Tornado watch in effect until 3 p.m.

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Update 1:11 p.m.: Gainesville’s tornado watch was cancelled late this morning. Alachua County is in the clear.

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Red Cross staffer recalls Tuscaloosa tornado one year later

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

By Cameron Taylor – WUFT-FM A year ago today Tuscaloosa, Alabama experienced one of the worst tornadoes it has seen in years.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with North Central Florida Red Cross Emergency Services Program Director Casey Schmelz about her […]

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One hardware store chain is showing support for tornado victims

By on May 10th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Only days after hundreds of twisters ripped across six states, one local business is already reaching out to victims of the devastating tornados. Alachua Ace Hardware Manager Christy Miller has stepped up and coordinated donation drop-off points at seven local […]

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