Posted by:Portlight, 8:01 PM GMT on April 05, 2012
Woodward OK Tornado April 15, 2012
Portlight is rereouting to Wooward Oklahoma this morning.
Lightning strikes disabled the town's tornado siren system moments beofre a tornado ripped through the town of 12,000 overnight. 5 are confirmed dead.
Portlight and Team Rubicon will be providing relief services.
The NWS confirms that conditions are right for further violent weather today; we are staging crews and supplies in the Oklahoma and Kansas areas right now in order to respond effectively to today's severe weather outbreaks.
Your continued support makes it possible for us to assist the unserved, under served and forgotten in these situations. As we get a better idea of where help is needed, we will be lookig for volunteers to help with clean up and relief. Comment here or email us at Volunteers to help.
Remember, we can't do this without your help!
Dallas Fort Worth Tornados
Shane Valverde of Portlight partner Team Rubicon tarping a wind damaged home in Lancaster Texas
April 5, 2012
Portlight, Team Rubicon and Home Depot are working in the aftermath of a strong EF2 tornado in Lancaster Texas today. The tram is currently clearing a checkpoint and helping to mitigate identified damages (see photo).
More updates as they become available!
April 4, 2012
Thomas Hudson will be heading into the DFW area today to do damage assessment and determine whether there is a need for Portlight's services in the wake of yesterday's storms. Photos and updates will be posted through the day so stay tuned...