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Image Gallery: Moore, Okla., Tornado Damage - May 20, 2013

Deadly Tornado

Large deadly tornado moving into Moore near 134th and Western in Moore, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

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Large deadly tornado moving into Moore near 134th and Western in Moore, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

Fire damage

A structual fire broke out due to the tornado passing through Moore, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

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A structual fire broke out due to the tornado passing through Moore, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

Damage track

Preliminary tornado damage track for the Newcastle-Moore-South OKC tornado, on May 20, 2013. Based on radar and damage reports.

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Preliminary tornado damage track for the Newcastle-Moore-South OKC tornado, on May 20, 2013. Based on radar and damage reports.

OKC Tornado

A tornado touches down in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

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A tornado touches down in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

Tornado Touches Down

A tornado touches down in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

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A tornado touches down in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

Disastrous tornado

Another shot of a tornado touching down in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

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Another shot of a tornado touching down in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 20, 2013.

School Destroyed

elementary school destroyed by tornado on may 20, 2013, in mmore, okla.

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Search-and-rescue workers look through a mountain of debris at an elementary school in Moore, Okla., that was completely destroyed by the tornado that ripped through Oklahoma City.

Search-and-rescue

elementary school destroyed by tornado on may 20, 2013, in mmore, okla.

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Search-and-rescue workers look through a mountain of debris at an elementary school in Moore, Okla., that was completely destroyed by the tornado that ripped through Oklahoma City.

Elementary school gone

A wider view of the elementary school flattened in Moore, Okla., on May 20, 2013, by a deadly tornado.

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A wider view of the elementary school flattened in Moore, Okla., on May 20, 2013, by a deadly tornado.

Searching through debris

debris from moore, okla., tornado on may 20, 2013.

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A family searches through debris in Moore, Okla., on May 20, 2013; 15 people reported stayed safe in the sheler shown here as the deadly tornado passed through.

Tornado tracks

A comparison between the track of a deadly tornado that touched down on May 3, 1999, and preliminary May 20, 2013, tornado tracks.

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A comparison between the track of a deadly tornado that touched down on May 3, 1999, and preliminary May 20, 2013, tornado tracks.

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