I was watching CNN, the tornado was on the ground, 1 to 2 miles wide, for just under an hour. The destruction is unbelievable, they're still trying to get kids out of a school.
Shawnee, Oklahoma (CNN) -- [Breaking news update at 4:58 p.m. Monday]
A tornado struck just south of Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon, ripping apart homes and other buildings in populated areas.
The National Weather Service issued a rare tornado emergency for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area, meaning that significant and widespread damage and fatalities were likely.
Video from CNN affiliates showed a funnel cloud stretching from the sky to the ground, kicking up debris.
The tornado was estimated to be at least two miles wide at one point as it moved through Moore, Oklahoma, in the southern part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area, CNN affiliate KFOR reported.http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/20/us/severe-weather/index.html?hpt=hp_t1