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DarkSky 05-20-2013 05:44 PM

May 20/2013: Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb
 
Quote:

Shawnee, Oklahoma (CNN) -- [Breaking news update at 4:58 p.m. Monday]
Areas of metropolitan Oklahoma City appeared to be in shreds Monday afternoon after a massive tornado moved through the region. "The houses are destroyed. ... Completely leveled," a helicopter pilot for CNN affiliate KFOR said. A school was apparently among the structures leveled by the twister.

continue here: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/20/us/sev...html?hpt=hp_t1

DarkSky 05-20-2013 05:44 PM

Re: May 20/2013: Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb
 
live stream: http://kfor.com/on-air/live-streaming/

Reports of it being 2 miles wide.

DarkSky 05-20-2013 05:47 PM

Re: May 20/2013: Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb
 
Tornado went through a school. Entire neighborhoods leveled flat.

http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/3141/tempkqw.jpg
http://kfor.com/on-air/live-streaming/

DarkSky 05-20-2013 05:56 PM

Re: May 20/2013: Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb
 
Fast-motion video of the tornado: http://www.wmctv.com/category/240217...autostart=true

http://assets.nydailynews.com/polopo...35/tornado.jpg

DarkSky 05-21-2013 05:27 AM

Re: May 20/2013: Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb
 

DarkSky 05-21-2013 05:28 AM

Re: May 20/2013: Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb
 
Oklahoma tornado leaves massive path of death, destruction; at least 51 dead

http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/ass...al-gallery.jpg http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/ass...al-gallery.jpg http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/ass...al-gallery.jpg

http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/21/us/sev...html?hpt=hp_t1

DoctorZ 05-21-2013 11:27 AM

Re: May 20/2013: Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb
 
Meteorologists are debating whether to rate this tornado event as an EF-4 or EF-5. If they do decide to rate it an EF-5, it will be only the 59th time in USA record-keeping history (since 1952) that an EF-5 has hit a populated area!

DarkSky 05-21-2013 04:47 PM

Re: May 20/2013: Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb
 
Video shot from family in shelter very close to tornado. Inside the outer rotation actually:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f79_1369142032

DarkSky 05-22-2013 05:51 AM

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