Tornado

Bryan Russell of the Huntington Beach FD has strong ties to Oklahoma and will return to help rebuild. (credit: CBS)

Local Firefighter With Strong Ties To Oklahoma Helping In Every Way He Can

A local firefighter with strong ties to Oklahoma is flying there to volunteer his time.

05/25/2013

(credit: Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)

Great Aunt Of Child Killed By Tornado Says Family Is Devastated

The great aunt of a little girl killed when a tornado destroyed an elementary school in Oklahoma said her entire extended family is devastated at the loss.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2013

(credit: CBS)

Local Children Pitch In To Help Tornado Victims

Students from a Southland school lent a hand to relief efforts Wednesday for the thousands affected by Monday’s tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2013

People walk through a damaged area near the Moore Warren Theater after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Local Loved Ones Of Child Killed By Tornado Mourn Her Loss

One of the children killed by the massive tornado in Oklahoma on Monday has deep ties to some residents in Southern California — and they are speaking out about the tragic loss.

05/21/2013

Nathan Ulepich searches outside the back of his house destroyed after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

LAFD Search-And-Rescue Teams On Standby After Okla. Tornado

Two Southern California firefighters were deployed Tuesday to help assist in search-and-rescue efforts underway after the devastating tornado in Oklahoma.

05/21/2013

(credit: CBS)

Local Actor With Roots In Moore, OK Reacts To Tornado’s Devastation

A local actor who has family and roots in Moore, Oklahoma spent the evening watching coverage and monitoring social media in disbelief after a mile-wide tornado devastated his hometown on Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013

People walk through a damaged area near the Moore Warren Theater after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Southern Californians React To Deadly Oklahoma Tornado

Many residents in Southern California with ties to Oklahoma are reacting to the massive tornado that killed over 50 people near Oklahoma City Monday.

05/20/2013

(credit: Getty Images)

LAX Flights Delayed, Canceled In Wake Of Texas Tornado Storm

Passengers or people planning to meet passengers at LAX are being advised to check with airlines about flight status before heading to the airport.

04/03/2012

(credit: CBS)

Crow Auctions Off Prized Mercedes Benz To Raise Money For Joplin Tornado Victims

Singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow is auctioning off her ’59 Mercedes Benz Roadster to raise money for the victims of a devastating tornado in Joplin, Missouri.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2011

Will Norton was to attend Chapman University in Orange. (credit: helpfindwillnorton/facebook)

OC-Bound Student Missing In Joplin Tornado Found Dead

The Orange County Register is reporting that Will Norton, the Chapman University-bound Missouri resident missing in the tornado that swept through Joplin last Sunday, has been found dead.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2011

A helicopter from KCRA in Sacramento captures a tornado forming near Durham, Calif.  (credit: KCRA.com)

Not In Kansas Anymore: Tornado Sweeps Through Northern California

California Highway Patrol officials say three twisters hit a sparsely populated area of dairy land south of Chico, startling residents but causing only minor damage.

05/26/2011

(credit: AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Midwest Storms Leave Passengers Stranded At LAX

A barrage of devastating storms pounding the Midwest caused headaches for passengers at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday.

05/25/2011

Maddie Meek, 9, (L) and her mother Dina Meek salvage what they can from her sister-in-law's home after it was destroyed when massive tornado passed through the town killing at least 116 people on May 24, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. Authorities were prepared to find more bodies in the town of 50,000 people. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

OC-Bound College Student Among The Missing In Missouri Tornado

Will Norton and his family were celebrating his graduation from high school and looking forward to his enrollment this fall at Chapman University in Orange when a deadly tornado swept through the city of Joplin, Missouri Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/24/2011

Maddie Meek, 9, (L) and her mother Dina Meek salvage what they can from her sister-in-law's home after it was destroyed when massive tornado passed through the town killing at least 116 people on May 24, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. Authorities were prepared to find more bodies in the town of 50,000 people. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

JPL Official: Climate Change Not Behind Deadliest US Tornado In 60 Years

A JPL climatologist says that the rise in frequency of tornadoes in the Midwest may be historic, but it’s not entirely uncharacteristic for the region

05/24/2011

(MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

City Of Riverside, Red Cross To Hold Blood Drive For Tornado Victims

The city of Riverside and the American Red Cross are holding a blood drive to benefit tornado victims in the South.

CBS Los Angeles–05/05/2011

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,440 other followers