Deadly Tornado (Image credit: National Weather Service, @NWSNorman / Screengrab Channel 4) Large deadly tornado moving into Moore near 134th and Western in Moore, Okla., on May 20, 2013. How did World Vision respond to the 2013 Oklahoma tornado? May 20, 2013 tornado outbreak experimental forecast products Posted in Forecast Research News , Research News on May 24, 2013 by Susan Cobb . Oklahoma Tornado on May 20, 2013 As Seen from Space The massive tornado that tore through parts of Oklahoma on My 20, 2013 left a 32 km (20 … FEMA P-1020, Tornado: Moore, Oklahoma, May 20, 2013 (2014) This formal observation report presents the observations, conclusions, and recommendations in response to field investigations conducted after the EF-5 tornado that impacted Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013. Prior to the May 20, 2013 tornado, Moore, Oklahoma was hit by two severe tornadoes on May 3, 1999 and May 8, 2003. All three tornado tracks can been seen in Figure 1 where the May 3, 1999 path is indicated in red, the May 8, 2003 path is indicated in blue, and the May 20, 2013 path is … May 20th was heating up to be a terrible weather day. This event also produced the most deadly and devastating tornado of … The city of Moore, Okla., was devastated May 20, 2013, by an EF5 tornado that left 25 people dead. I realized that if the tornado stayed on its present course that we would take a direct hit. An F-5 tornado occurred May 3, 1999 and an F-4 tornado on May 8, 2003, both of which destroyed large sections of Moore. We grabbed a few belongings and went to the cellar with a few neighbors. or greater, including the 2013 event, in the past fifteen years. The Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Forecast Experiment was in full operation on May 20, 2013 as the tornado tore through Newcastle and Moore, OK. Press Releases: TFCU Observes Anniversary of May 20 Tornado | May 20, 2014; CEO Named One of Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO | February 11, 2014; Opening Scheduled for TFCU Moore Branch | January 24, 2014; TFCU to Host Special Shred Day in Moore | June 4, 2013; TFCU Approves Immediate Rebuild in Moore | May 30, 2013; Moore Site Will Rebuild After F-5 Tornado Strikes | May 23, 2013 Figure 1 shows the tracks of the three tornadoes, the 2013 tornado track (multi … I … Within 24 hours of the deadly tornado on May 20, 2013, World Vision staff arrived in Moore, Oklahoma, with a 53-foot trailer carrying emergency supplies, including food kits, hygiene kits, diapers, blankets, cleaning supplies, and tarps. This full-disk image from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite at 3:45 p.m. EDT (20:45 UTC) shows the storm system in the south central United States on May 20, 2013, that generated the Moore, Okla., tornado.
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