The Norman Transcript

May 2013 Tornadoes

May 2013 Tornadoes
  • Norman Churches to host memorial and prayer service

    In the wake of the devastating storms that have left destruction across central Oklahoma, two Norman churches have come together to host a community-wide memorial and prayer service to lift up neighbors and the entire state during this ...

    May 21, 2013

  • Pope expresses solidarity with tornado survivors

    Pope Francis has expressed his "closeness to the families of all who died in the Oklahoma tornado," with special concern for "those who lost young children."

    May 21, 2013

  • Father credits Moore teacher for saving son's life

    One Oklahoma family is crediting a third-grade teacher for her fast thinking during Monday's deadly tornado in Moore.

    May 21, 2013

  • Chamber cancels Business After Hours, Weather Committee Luncheon

    The Norman Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Fowler Toyota scheduled for Tuesday night has been canceled due to tornado relief efforts. The sponsors are encouraging donations to Journey Church’s shelter....

    May 21, 2013

  • Norman Regional treats more than 100 tornado injuries

    As of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, more than 110 patients have been treated for storm-related injuries at Norman Regional Hospital or the HealthPlex Hospital, according to Norman Regional Health System spokesperson Kelly Wells....

    May 21, 2013

  • Oklahoma Tornado_Webf.jpg Crews race to find survivors of Oklahoma twister

    Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.

    May 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Utilities critical in tornado recovery process

    Thousands are without power today as the tornado recovery process begins. An estimated 21,000 electric customers are without power in the Moore area and another 400 remain without power in Norman....

    May 21, 2013

  • Norman cleanup efforts underway

    Norman is continuing therecovery process in the wake of the Sunday tornado that caused damage in Norman. The city began its storm debris assessment on Monday.  On Tuesday, Norman’s on-call debris removal contractor TFR Enterprises, Inc. of ...

    May 21, 2013

  • Hospitals treat more than 200 after Okla. tornado

    Hospital officials say they've treated more than 200 patients, including dozens of children, since a tornado ripped through suburban Oklahoma City.

    May 21, 2013

  • In tornado's wake, worried parents seek out kids

    The parents and guardians stood in the muddy grass outside a suburban Oklahoma City church, listening as someone with a bullhorn called out the names of children who were being dropped off — survivors of a deadly tornado that barreled through their community.

    May 21, 2013