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May 20th, 2013
11:46 PM ET

Toby Keith: Hometown storm 'devastating'

Country singer Toby Keith talks to Anderson Cooper about the massive tornado that hit the town where he grew up on Monday. Earlier in the evening he tweeted a message of support for the Moore, Oklahoma community:

"I grew up in those neighborhoods that got hit today ... it's just devastating," he said on AC360. Keith believes the destruction would be worse if it weren't for the work of the state meteorologists and media preparing residents when they knew the storm was coming.

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May 20th, 2013
11:28 PM ET

Man found neighbor trapped after tornado

A Moore, Oklahoma resident rescued his neighbor after he heard him shouting for help from beneath the rubble.

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May 20th, 2013
11:20 PM ET

Tragedy in Oklahoma

The death toll continues to rise in Oklahoma after a powerful tornado wiped out homes, schools and other buildings. The preliminary rating of damage created by the 2-mile-wide twister is at least EF4, which indicates it had wind speeds between 166 and 200 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Anderson cooper looks at how the natural disaster and tragic aftermath unfolded.

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May 20th, 2013
11:15 PM ET

Tornado victim: We just finished nursery

A couple with a newborn baby describes the chaos after the tornado and how they helped their neighbors in Moore, Oklahoma.


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May 20th, 2013
05:28 PM ET

Tonight on AC360: Tornadoes strike Oklahoma

Moments ago, a massive tornado tore through Moore, Oklahoma, just south of Oklahoma City. It’s estimated the powerful twister was two miles wide when it hit the area. The preliminary rating of damage created by the tornado is at least EF4 (winds 166 to 200 mph), according to the National Weather Service

Right now, our affiliate KFOR has a helicopter above Moore showing homes and schools, including Plaza Towers Elementary School, left in ruins for miles. Buildings are completely leveled, and cars are mangled in piles. Reporter Lance West says the basketball court is being set up as a triage area at one of the schools. An urgent search and rescue effort is underway.

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