Storm Updates

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Storm Damage Updates

On Tuesday, December 13, the City of Grapevine suffered severe damage due to two tornadoes that passed through the City. The following information details our most current updates. For those who have damages to their home or business to report, please view the assessment information in the (Individual State of Texas Assessment Tool) iSTAT link.

The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Grapevine on Tuesday, December 13.  
The first tornado was an EF1 (100 yards in width) with estimated winds of 110mph and traveled from the vicinity of Sam's Club to the southwest of the Gaylord Texan.  
The second tornado was also an EF1 and this separate spin-up had estimated winds of 100mph and touched down at Grapevine Mills Mall.  
We are incredibly thankful for the fact that we had only five minor injuries, no loss of life, and a community that came together swiftly.

Update: 3:35pm (12/19) - We have identified approximately 42 structures that were impacted by the storms, many due to power outages, and have no significant damage. We understand 14 homeowners have self-reported damage to the state. Grapevine public safety crews are now assessing the damage to homes and businesses from the air, and through neighborhoods, to get a better picture of recovery efforts and to identify anyone who may need further assistance.

Our officers, in partnership with code compliance, are visiting neighborhoods that suffered damage and speaking with homeowners about how we are able to assist with their needs. This includes taking precautions when hiring contractors for repairs. Only work with local companies who will provide written estimates, give references, and proof of insurance and licensing. 

Our damages from these tornadoes have been communicated to the County and the State. If small business loans are made available, we will share those details, otherwise, insurance is your primary means regarding any reconstruction.  

We know there is still a lot of debris in yards. If you hire a contractor to perform repairs or tree trimming/cutting, those contractors should remove all waste upon project completion. Residents who perform repairs themselves or remove their own vegetative debris may place the debris on the curb on their normal bulk trash pickup day. Residents are reminded that workers will not go into yards to retrieve debris or trash. These items must be placed on the curb. 

Republic will run a bulk trash pickup service daily until all items have been collected. Please get all vegetative and/or construction materials to the curb as soon as possible. Place items on the curb and not in your yard. Republic Services cannot go into your lawn to collect items. 

Minor repairs do not require a permit.  In the areas impacted by the tornado, permit fees will be waived.   

Grapevine Mills Mall has reopened. A few Mills Mall stores may be closed due to necessary repairs. Please call ahead to confirm whether or not your store of choice has been reopened. All businesses surrounding the mall are open.
Walmart Supercenter has reopened, and Mustang Elite Carwash is also open and operational.

Sam's Club
Walmart Supercenter 
Discount Tire
Mustang Elite Car Wash
Carwash at Northwest Highway/Dove Road
Family Tire & Auto
Waffle Way
City of Grapevine Service Center
Grapevine Mills Mall
Christian Brothers Automotive
Extra Space Storage
Grapevine Middle School

All events are operating normally.  

Please check on your neighbors as we continue to assess damages and we work towards restoration. We are a strong community and will continue to work together!

We would like to thank some of our local businesses for providing food and drinks to our crews out working. Meat U Anywhere, Dutch Brothers Coffee in Grapevine, and Eatzi’s in Grapevine all provided meals or coffee for our teams. Many personally delivered them to areas where crews were working, knowing they would most likely not be able to take a break. We love you, Grapevine!