Ingredients of the Moore, OK Tornado

After the devastating EF-5 Oklahoman tornado tore through the town of Moore, many are wondering what exactly allowed for a storm of this nature to develop. Just a day before, the Oklahoma City area was targeted with numerous tornado touch downs. The peak estimated wind speeds were 200-210 mph. ┬áThe width of the twister was … Continue reading »

Oklahoma Highlights School Safety

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management said that neither of the schools hit by the tornado had safe rooms. FEMA had funded safe rooms for more than 100 schools in the state but these two were not among them. It’s a situation that is among the worst a family could experience. … Continue reading »

Extensive Damage From Oklahoma Twister

  CNN contributed to this report. ABC News has continuing livestream coverage. [UPDATE: 6:30 p.m. Monday] MOORE, Okla. — At least 51 are dead after a massive tornado struck the Oklahoma City area. Eyewitnesses report schools demolished and children trapped. More than 38,000 are reported without power. [PREVIOUS STORY] A second round of severe weather … Continue reading »