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CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the clean-up and recovery efforts in the aftermath of a deadly tornado that devastated the Oklahoma City area.
Monster. That's what they're calling the tornado that barreled through the Oklahoma City area. Here are heartbreaking scenes.
Here's a look at how the devastating Oklahoma storm compared to some of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history.
The death toll has now dropped from 51 to 24, but some expect that number to rise, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
The death toll is expected to rise, reports The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore, as the search continues for survivors after yesterday's devastating twister swept across the Midwest.
President Obama promised to make available all necessary government resources to Oklahoma to help in the rescue and recovery effort in the aftermath of a devastating tornado.
Our focus is on the urgent work of rescue, said President Obama commenting on efforts to provide relief for Oklahoma after a devastating Tornado destroyed neighborhoods, and left at least 51 people dead, 20 of them children. And, CNBC's John Harwood, reports on the clean-up efforts.
The deadly twister stayed on the ground for nearly an hour yesterday, and now emergency teams are searching for survivors and working through miles of debris, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Gov. Mary Fallin, (R-OK), talks with CNBC's Jane Wells, about the ongoing efforts to find victims in the aftermath of yesterday's deadly tornado that left 51 people dead.
After yesterday's tornado activity, more are expected on Tuesday in Texas and Arkansas, reports Alex Wallace, The Weather Channel.
A monstrous storm flattened entire neighborhoods in the suburbs of Oklahoma City, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. And, Chuck Watson, Kinetic Analysis, provides early analysis on the damage.
The city of Moore, Oklahoma is in recovery mode after a deadly tornado left 51 people dead in its aftermath, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., provides details of the damage and devastation left in the wake of a deadly tornado that ripped through his home state.
Forecasters are warning additional "large and devastating" tornadoes are possible today, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
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