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05-20-2013, 03:56 PM
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Moore , Oklahoma hit by massive tornado

The devastation looks horrific

2 schools completely destroyed

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Definitely worse than the May 3rd, 1999 tornado. The damage path......it's unbelievable.

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Live stream here.

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I don't know why anyone lives n Oklahoma. Average 200 tornadoes a year...

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CNN is insufferable.

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It is just crazy there

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This is horrific. Hope people were able to fund shelter. Easily F5

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Local affiliate saying it's 2 to 3 times worse than 1999 and definitely the most damaging tornado in world history.

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They're saying almost certainly and F5.

F5 can have winds up to 318 mph

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@McMurphyESPN 5:24 PM
F5 RT @DanWetzel: On OKC TV calling this "most destructive tornado in history of the world." Horrific kfor.com/on-air/live-st…

Holy crap F5

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The tornado was 1.5 miles WIDE

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@LSUFreek 5:38 PM
Been watching the gut-wrenching live feed from KFOR tv on TWC for an hour MT @Chris_In_Bham Have you seen pics? Now reports of a Elem school

Damn...a school

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Local affiliate saying it's 2 to 3 times worse than 1999 and definitely the most damaging tornado in world history.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tri-State_Tornado

not as big as this

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75 kids at an elementary school when it hit.....they were in a hallway corridor, school is pretty much down to the ground

"pulled out at least 30 alive"

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@richarddeitsch 5:46 PM
This is unimaginable footage. MT ‏@KJacobson5 Watch this time lapse to see the OKC tornado in action. wmctv.com/category/24021… …

http://www.wmctv.com/category/240217...autostart=true

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Just awful. Thoughts & prayers to all who were affected by this.

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75 kids at an elementary school when it hit.....they were in a hallway corridor, school is pretty much down to the ground

"pulled out at least 30 alive"
They did the right thing though, if there was no basement to the school

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Guess it depends on how you read it. I only repeated what they said and as far as "damaging" this is the current list.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tornado_records

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In raw numbers, the Joplin Tornado of May 22, 2011 is considered the costliest tornado in recent history, with damage totals near $2.8 billion (2011 USD). Until 2011, the "Oklahoma City Tornado" of May 3, 1999 was the most damaging.[9]

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75 kids at an elementary school when it hit.....they were in a hallway corridor, school is pretty much down to the ground

"pulled out at least 30 alive"
That's amazing and great to hear.

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RT @JimCantore: Radio reports of people using social media asking for help to be dug out from rubble. @nbcnightlynews

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The worst is yet to come. Lots of victims..... its going to be ugly.

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They did the right thing though, if there was no basement to the school
How is there no basement/shelter in a school in Oklahoma?

Tornado capital of earth.

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