Oklahoma Tornado Storm Rated an EF-5

The National Weather Service has upgraded the tornado storm that sweep through Oklahoma on a Monday as an EF-5 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.Initial reports suggest  the tornado began 4.4 miles west of Newcastle, OK and ended 4.8 miles east of Moore, yielding an approximate tornado path length of 17 miles. The preliminary maximum damage path width is 1.3 miles.

The NWS has also released the following Oklahoma Tornado Storm Recap which outlines the timeline of events.

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