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

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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.

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live stream: http://kfor.com/on-air/live-streaming/

Reports of it being 2 miles wide.
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Tornado went through a school. Entire neighborhoods leveled flat.


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Fast-motion video of the tornado: http://www.wmctv.com/category/240217...autostart=true

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Default 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



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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!
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Video shot from family in shelter very close to tornado. Inside the outer rotation actually:

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