April 3 tornadoes

Severe Weather
1:40 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Severe weather, tornadoes possible Sunday

Severe weather is possible on Sunday for the region.
Credit National Weather Service/Fort Worth

After a stormy start to April, Mother Nature isn't stopping yet. The National Weather Service is forecasting severe weather Sunday afternoon and into Sunday evening.

As of right now, the main impacts are expected to be hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes.

On April 3, North Texas experienced multiple tornadoes and sustained damages costing over $300 million.

In the event of severe weather in Northeast Texas, 88.9 KETR-FM will have live severe weather coverage to keep you safe.  

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Severe Weather
5:44 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Three tornadoes confirmed from Apr. 3 storms

Three tornadoes touched down during a severe weather outbreak on Thursday, April 3.
Credit National Weather Service/Fort Worth

Following the severe weather that the region experienced on  April 3, National Weather Service damage survey teams have determined that three tornadoes touched down from Collin to Hopkins county.

Collin County received the first confirmed tornado of the night near Princeton. It was on the ground for 1.2 miles, with a path width of 40 yards. the NWS has rated it as an EF0 tornado, with max winds of 85 miles per hour. No injuries were reported with this tornado.

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Emergency Management
7:19 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Greenville Residents Not Hearing Sirens' Call

Damage from Royse City tornado -April 3rd, 2012
National Weather Service

Residents won’t be able to hear the siren’s call in case of an emergency in the City of Greenville. Slightly more than half of the City of Greenville’s emergency warning sirens are functional.

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Fundraiser
8:29 am
Tue June 12, 2012

$2,500 Raised for Hopkins County Band Director After Devastating Tornado

Jeremy Wofford holds a check for $2,500 presented to him and his family after the May Spring Festival
Jace Sturgill

COMO - Within days, efforts were underway to assist the family of Jeremy Wofford, the band director at Como-Pickton High School whose Royse City home was destroyed when a string of tornadoes ripped through the area on April 3.

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