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This Was The Fourth Major Tornado To Hit Moore, Okla., In 13 Years

A tornado that struck in 1999 was the third costliest in U.S. history. Since then, there have been three more.

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On May 3, 1999 tornado was even more devastating. 36 people were killed, 538 were injured, and 8,000 homes were destroyed or damaged. The total damage cost was $1.1 billion, the third costliest tornado in U.S. history.

The path of Monday's tornado closely followed that of the 1999 tornado.

Comparison between May 3 1999 and PRELIM May 20, 2013 tornado paths - #okwx

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Comparison between May 3 1999 and PRELIM May 20, 2013 tornado paths - #okwx

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