Horrifying Photos Of The Massive Tornado Tearing Through Oklahoma City

A mile-wide tornado touched down in suburbs of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon, tearing through homes and businesses.

1. A mile-wide tornado touched down in Moore, Okla., a region to the south of Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon.

5. Emergency teams in the area announced around noon that severe storms could land between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

15. Authorities have still not announced an official totally for injuries or fatalities yet.

25. Whole neighborhoods in Moore are flattened.

26. Shocking vines from the ground in Moore:

31. A demolished home in Moore.

33. Children were pulled from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School Monday afternoon as emergency crews rushed clear the residents trapped inside.

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35. The tornado tore through at least two schools and a hospital, killing at least four people, though a total number of fatalities is still unclear.

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