One of the most destructive tornadoes in United States’ history ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, a suburb of Oklahoma City, on Monday, May 20, 2013. Dozens were killed by the tornado which was estimated to be 2 miles wide with winds of up to 200 mph. This is not the first time Moore, Oklahoma has been hit by a devastating tornado. On May 3, 1999 and EF-5 tornado moved through the Oklahoma City metropolitan area on a similar path killing 42 people. Below are some pictures and video from the tornado.
Chaser footage – good perspective on the size of the tornado
Raw footage of the tornado (some foul language)
Footage of the tornado forming
Three videos from the same chaser show the mammoth tornado
Raw: Witness Describes Scene After Okla. Tornado
Raw video of the damage following the Moore, OK tornado
Oklahoma tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under rubble