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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

Aerial view of destruction of  the F-4 tornado that struck on Nov. 17, 2013 in Washington, Ill. (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Forecasters Predicting Significant Chance Of Tornadoes This Weekend Across Large Part Of Nation’s Mid-Section

Forecasters are predicting a significant chance of strong tornadoes this weekend across a large part of the nation’s mid-section, an outbreak that could stretch from the Great Plains to the Midwest and South.

04/25/2014

Oklahoma residents continue to recover and sift through the remains of their homes after devastating storms ripped through the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Aid Approved For 16 Okla. Counties After Storms

Gov. Mary Fallin says the federal government has approved her request to provide public assistance to 16 Oklahoma counties hit hard by recent severe weather and tornadoes.

07/01/2013

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

New Okla. Storm Rakes Parts Of Hard-Hit Moore

A storm that dropped tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area could bring high winds and heavy rains to the suburb that was recently hit by a deadly twister.

05/31/2013

File photo of some of the damage from the tornado in Moore, Okla. (Credit: Getty Images)

Tornadoes Touch Down In Oklahoma, Arkansas

At least two tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma and another hit Arkansas on Thursday as a powerful storm system moved through the middle of the country. At least one injury was reported when a home was hit in rural western Arkansas.

05/30/2013

Dana Ulepich searches inside a room left standing at the back of her house destroyed after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Gov. Fallin: Many Houses ‘Just Sticks And Bricks’ Now

Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school.

05/21/2013

People assess the damage after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Strong Tornadoes Forecast For Midwest Tuesday

More severe weather is in the forecast for parts of the central United States already reeling from powerful tornadoes this week.

05/21/2013

A car sits destroyed by fallen debris after a tornado touched down.  (credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Police: School Near OKC Directly Hit By Tornado

The National Weather Service is cautioning that the tornado passing through Moore is so large that people may not recognize it as a twister.

05/20/2013

File Footage of a tornado. (Photo Credit: HARALD RICHTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Storm Spotter: Deadly Tornadoes Left Earth ‘Scoured’

Hearing on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, Lindsay Carter took advantage of the advanced warning, gathered her belongings and fled. When she returned, there was little left of the community she called home.

05/20/2013

A front door is all that remains standing of a trailer home struck by a tornado at the Prairie Creek Village trailer park May 11, 2010 in Slaughterville, Oklahoma.  (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Tornado Levels Homes In Oklahoma City Trailer Park

One of several tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system rumbling through the Plains and Midwest has leveled several mobile homes in an area southeast of Oklahoma City.

05/19/2013

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