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Deadly Tornadoes Attack U.S. Midwest

Posted by feww on April 15, 2012

Dozens of tornadoes tore through the U.S. midsection as Kansas declared disaster emergency

More than 120 tornadoes pummel Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Indiana leaving at least 5 people dead in Woodward, NW Oklahoma, and forcing Kansas governor to declare a disaster emergency.

  • Iowa.  About 75 percent of the small town of Thurman (Fremont County) has been destroyed. The town has been evacuated with an emergency shelter in a nearby town. No power in the town, SPC reported.
  • OklahomaNumerous reports of major structural damage on western and northern part of Woodward; at least 5 killed and many injured.
  • Kansas.  A tornado has caused widespread damage and power outages in Wichita, Kansas, but there were bno reports of deaths or injuries as of posting.
  • Tornadoes have damaged or destroyed many homes, businesses, a jail, a hospital and an Air Force base aaround the region, reports said.
  • Nebraska.  Baseball-sized hail tore siding from houses and shattered windows in Petersburg, about 130 miles NW of Omaha.
  • Sedgwick County, Kansas, declared a state of disaster and said the storm damage could top $280 million.
  •  Severe weather is expected to continue Sunday “from east Texas and Arkansas and up into the Great Lakes,” said Storm Prediction Center (SPC).

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Disaster Declared in 3 Texas Counties

Posted by feww on April 7, 2012

Disaster Calendar 2012 – April 7

Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,439 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

Tornado-devastated Dallas, Tarrant and Kaufman counties declared disaster areas

Perry has declared disaster for three counties following Tuesday’s tornadoes that destroyed or damaged an estimated 650 structures.

  • Texas, USA.  Texas Governor has declared disaster for three counties following Tuesday’s devastating tornadoes that cause significant damage to property and infrastructure.
    • Twisters affected  an estimated 650 structures, with 200 structures destroyed and at least 100 sustaining major damage, reports said.
    • Dozens of people were injured, but no fatalities were reported.
    • Up to 1,700 American Airlines and American Eagle flights were canceled since the storms, including about 300 on Friday.
    • The damage is estimated to be “in the tens of millions of dollars,” according to experts.
    • A Dallas County Judge, who had earlier signed a local disaster declaration, estimated road and bridge damage to Dallas County to exceed $1 million, a report said.

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Powerful Tornadoes Attack Dallas Area

Posted by feww on April 4, 2012

Disaster Calendar 2012 – April 4

Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,442 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

Disaster declared in Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs

Multiple tornadoes touched down in Dallas-Fort Worth  area, raking entire neighborhoods, destroying homes, flattening trailer trucks and causing numerous injuries, some critical.


Texas Tornado Map. As of 02:10UTC on April 4, 2012, SPC had received 18 tornado reports in the Dallas area.   The storms that spawned the tornadoes were caused by a slow-moving system centered over N.M.


A tornado touches down in Lancaster, Texas,  south of DF. Photo credit: Parrish Velasco/Dallas Morning News, April 3, 2012. Image may be subject to copyrightMore images…

  • Officials signed a disaster declaration for Lancaster, Texas, about 15 miles south of Dallas,  after a twister damaged 500 structures, more than half of them severely.
  • Widespread looting was reported.
  • In Arlington, a tornado  has caused severe damage to homes and businesses prompting the city officials to issue a disaster declaration.
  • The DFW area was also hit with thunderstorms that dumped damaging hail the size of baseballs in several places.
  • More than a 100 planes were damaged by large hail at Dallas Fort Worth  Airport, a spokesman told AP.
  • American Airlines canceled or diverted 500 flights in and out of its hub airport by late Tuesday afternoon.

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