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Arkansas Tornado

Obama Tours Arkansas Tornado Devastation

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

VILONIA, Ark. (AP) — Surveying the remnants of nature's destructive power in the country's midsection, President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to r...

Couple Who Survived Deadly Arkansas Tornado Weds Amid The Wreckage Of Their Home

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.06.2014 | Good News

The deadly Arkansas tornado made Angie Ryall and Randy Wright realize just how short and unpredicatable life can be. So the couple, who planned to...

Student Texts 'Goodbye Mama' In Final Message Right Before Tornado Strikes

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.06.2014 | College

A 22-year-old college student sent a final text to his mom moments before an April 27 tornado struck his house, KNWA reports. Jeffrey Hunter was hi...

How This Couple's Wedding Literally Saved Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.02.2014 | Weddings

When a tornado with 200 mph winds ripped through Mark Patterson's Arkansas home on April 27, he and his family were spared an almost certain death due...

Storms Carve Deadly Path Through South, Midwest

AP | By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of...

Hillary Clinton Sends Sympathy To Tornado Victims

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is offering her condolences to those who were killed, hurt or lost their homes wh...

As Tornado Tore Through Arkansas Neighborhood, Man Lay Over Wife And Kids To Protect Them

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.28.2014 | Good News

As tornadoes cut through towns in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa on Sunday night, residents sought shelter and took cover to avoid the path of destructio...

Obama Pledges Federal Help After Deadly Tornado

AP | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama is sending his deepest condolences to those affected by a deadly tornado that ripped through Arkan...

Deadly Tornadoes Tear Through 2 States

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO and JIM SALTER | Posted 06.27.2014 | Green

VILONIA, Ark. (AP) — The sky turned black as the funnel cloud closed in, and Maggie Caro rushed with her husband and two children to a community she...

Twister Reportedly Strikes Oklahoma

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green

EL RENO, Okla. — Dramatic television video showed a tornado on the ground west of Oklahoma City, about 30 miles from another Oklahoma community ...

Arkansas Tornadoes Cause Injuries, Storm Turns Deadly

AP | By SEAN MURPHY | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs, trapping people in their vehicles as a storm sw...

Strangers Across 6 States Help Tornado Victims Cope

Posted 06.18.2011 | Impact

After a weekend of devastation and tragedy, Southerners are beginning to piece their lives back together. At least 44 people were killed in the seve...

Tornado Survivors: How They Made It

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR and JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

YAZOO CITY, Miss. — One prayed to God under a communion table as his church was blown to pieces around him. Another was on the phone with a met...

Tornadoes Tear Through Southeast, Killing 10

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

YAZOO CITY, Miss. — Tornadoes ripped through four states in the South on Saturday, leaving broken crosses in front of a flattened church, splint...