The city of Moore, Okla., was devastated May 20, 2013, by an EF5 tornado that left 25 people dead. This special ongoing coverage page serves as a memorial to that day, to those who lost their lives and to those whose lives were impacted by the storm.

Joyful Reunion



Briarwood students after tornado



Amateur Video of Tornado



Tornado Memorial: Music Video



Mother Reunites with her son



Plaza Towers tour



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  • Two years later, some Moore residents still are recovering from tornado

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Two years after an EF5 tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, hundreds of residents still are recovering. Robin Eddy, program director for the Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Project, said the group continues to manage 519 open cases statewide from the May 2013 tornadoes.

  • KOCO: Two years after storm, Orr Family Farm back on track

    Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Exactly two years after a storm tore through the heart of the family business, Dr. Glenn Orr couldn’t be more excited about the future of his farm, KOCO reports. Today, the once-leveled red barns are back, the petting zoo’s open, horses have returned, and the farm’s even added a few things ...

  • Moore, OK, school district to rebuild tornado-damaged portions of school

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Despite construction, the Moore schools superintendent expects students to return to Southgate-Rippetoe Elementary when school starts in August.



Map: Weather events, natural disasters

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This Esri Public Information Map shows the real-time effects of extreme weather events and others natural disasters.

Tornado paths: May 20, 2013 tornado and May 3, 1999 tornado

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Map of the path of the May 20, 2013 tornado in comparison to the May 3, 1999 tornado path.

Tornado map: Destruction path for May 20 tornado

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See a map that shows the path of destruction of the May 20 tornado that went through Moore.

Moore Tornado: Google Crisis Map

News | Updated: Tue, May 21, 2013 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

View Google's Crisis Map of the Moore tornado that swept through the area Monday, killing 24 people and causing significant damage to homes and facilities. The map is available below.

Oklahoma tornadoes: Understanding the EF scale

News | Updated: Wed, May 22, 2013 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Check out this chart which explains the various EF levels when it comes to tornadoes.

Oklahoma's Strength








Aerial Images ... Before and After