Massive Twister Hitting OKC

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    Listening on CNN. It looks as if the tornado is taking a direct hit on Oklahoma City and is about one mile wide. They say there is tons of debris in the air. The storm is massive.
     
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    Just said it is actually just south of OKC going through Moore, OK.
     
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    east of Moore High School
     
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    link I gave you the heli operator says it is passing his house.
     
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    Tornado chaser has live feed of it, says the area is dessimated.
     
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    This is going to affect an awful lot of people.
     
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    weather channel has some really frightening helo images.
     
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    I just hate it! Everytime they get hit there it scares me to death, I have family in OK City and in Edmond. I always grit my teeth until I hear from them .
     
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    May take a while for phone service. This thing was massive.....estimates of a 2 mile debris ball...

    My prayers for your family.
     
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    Moore High School Gymnasium building trashed according to heli operator
     
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    Another school is completely gone.
     
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    Just seeing the pictures, you have to think the death toll will be in the hundreds. A lot of homes are just completely gone.
     
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    it's on the TWC right now also.
     
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    Anyone know if kids were in those schools?
     
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    Too damn close for comfort, the damage in Moore is horrible! This is way too similar to the one in 99... And it isn't done.
     
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    Plaza Towers Elem. School. Heard from family, said kids are trapped and they are trying to figure out how to get through the debris to get them out.
     
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    Stating that the debris path is much wider than the tornado which hit on May 3, 1999.


    Showing the school now, there seems to be nothing left and they are unsure if it was in session.
     
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    I just saw it, so sad. They are reporting a second school was hit as well.
     

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