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Seven children died when an EF5 tornado slammed into their school in Moore, Oklahoma last year. (Getty Images)

Scientists: Schools Need Better Tornado Protection

Tragedies like the Moore, Oklahoma tornado are teaching emergency planners about better ways to protect kids during storms.

06/24/2014

Trees and homes damaged by a tornado. (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Official: Tornado Kills 2 In Northeastern Oklahoma

Authorities say a tornado has killed two people in the small northeastern Oklahoma town of Quapaw.

04/27/2014

File photo of an aerial view of the destroyed Plaza Tower elementary school after a powerful tornado ripped through the area earlier this year. (Photo by Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)

Students Return To School In Okla. After Tornado

Students from two elementary schools destroyed by a tornado last spring returned to classes Friday, eager to reunite with their classmates but worried about what would happen the next time bad weather sweeps in.

08/16/2013

A home with tornado damage is seen in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

While Carrying Aid To Moore, Okla., Team Survives Its Own Tornado

Members of a southwest Louisiana softball team went to a tournament with a trailer loaded with supplies for victims of the May 20 tornado in Moore, Okla., only to find themselves threatened by another tornado.

06/11/2013

Fred Horn salvages items from what was the living room in his home after it was damaged by a tornado on June 2, 2013 in El Reno, Okla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Deadly Oklahoma Tornado’s 2.6-Mile Width Widest Ever Recorded

The National Weather Service says the deadly tornado that struck near Oklahoma City late last week was another top-of-the-scale EF5 that packed winds reaching 295 mph. The weather service also says the twister’s 2.6-mile width is the widest ever recorded.

06/04/2013

File photo of volunteers sifting through the damage in Moore, Okla. (Credit: Getty Images)

Temporary Post Office Boxes Set Up In Moore

The U.S. Postal Service has set up temporary mailboxes for residents of Moore affected by the May 20 tornado.

06/03/2013

People  carry an injured dog out of a home damaged by the passing tornado on June 1, 2013 in El Reno, Oklahoma.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Erosion Threatens Roadways Following Okla. Storm

Runoff from torrential rains that pelted the Oklahoma City area after a number of tornadoes hit the area is threatening to undermine roadways.

06/01/2013

File photo of some of the damage from the tornadoes that came through Moore, Okla. (credit: Getty Images)

Damage Assessment To Begin After Fatal Okla. Storm

Emergency officials are preparing to survey tornado damage again this morning following the second major fatal storm to strike the Oklahoma City metropolitan area in several days.

06/01/2013

File photo of Moore, Okla. (credit: Getty Images)

Several Critical Injuries Reported After Tornado

Oklahoma City area hospitals are reporting critically injured patients after a deadly tornado that killed at least five people struck the metro area.

06/01/2013

File photo of some of the damage from the tornadoes that came through Moore, Okla. (credit: Getty Images)

Damage Reported From Tornado West Of Oklahoma City

A storm dropped a tornado in Oklahoma City’s western suburbs, then barreled toward the state’s largest city as cameras broadcast the approach on television.

05/31/2013

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