Oklahoma Tornado Damage: Interactive Graphic of its Devastating Path

The Associated Press's Steve Gooch took this stunning aerial photo (see above) of the path of the tornado, showing how homes on either side of its path were left standing.

AP has also created an interactive graphic (see the full thing here) showing the path of the tornado as it tore through Moore, Oklahoma, showing going straight through Briarwood Elementary School, Plaza Towers Elementary School, and the Moore Medical Center:


It also includes photos of the disaster, a video explaining how tornadoes form, and a look at some of the deadliest and costliest weather events in the U.S. since 1980.

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