Over 50 Confirmed Dead After Powerful Tornado Slams Oklahoma

EF-4 Tornado in Moore, OklahomaMay 21, 2013 – Segment 1

We get an update on the powerful, monster tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma yesterday, killing at least 51 people. While initial reports ranked this tornado EF-4, the second most powerful kind of tornado, there is evidence that the tornado might be upgraded to EF-5, indicating speeds over 200mph. Reports indicate that the tornado was anywhere from half-a-mile to one mile wide, destroying everything along a stretch anywhere from 12-20 miles.

Scott Dance, weather and breaking news blogger for The Baltimore Sun, and Zakk Flash Luttrell of the Central Oklahoma Black and Red Alliance (COBRA) join us for the segment.


Written by Marc Steiner

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