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A massive tornado ripped through the Oklahoma City area on May 21, 2013 leaving behind a horrific path of destruction.

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An aerial view of destroyed houses and buildings after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. (Photo by Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama embraces a school official as he views the devastation of the Plaza Towers Elementary School, Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Moore, Okla., caused by a tornado and severe weather last week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Barack Obama embraces a school official as he views the devastation of the Plaza Towers Elementary School, Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Moore, Okla., caused by a tornado and severe weather last week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

REUTERS NEWS PICTURES SERVICE - PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2013

RNPS - PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2013 - A car rests on top of a pile of debris pushed up by the wind in an area heavily damaged by the May 20 afternoon tornado in Moore, Oklahoma May 27, 2013. The tornado was the strongest in the United States in nearly two years and cut a path of destruction 17 miles (27 km) long and 1.3 (2 km) miles wide. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TRANSPORT TPX)

Photos of the year - 2013

MAY 20, 2013 - OKLAHOMA CITY TORNADO --- Teachers carry children away from Briarwood Elementary school after a tornado destroyed the school in south Oklahoma City, Monday, May 20, 2013. A monstrous tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods with winds up to 200 mph, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Paul Hellstern)

Photos of the year - 2013

MAY 23, 2013 - OKLAHOMA TORNADO --- Randall Kasper carries his daughter, Kaylee Kasper, while searching through the remains of his home on May 23, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Kaylee and her mother were in the house when the destructive tornado hit and were unharmed. The two-mile-wide Category 5 tornado touched down May 20 killing at least 24 people and leaving behind extensive damage to homes and businesses. U.S. President Barack Obama promised federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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RNPS - PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2013 - Danielle Stephan holds boyfriend Thomas Layton as they pause between salvaging through the remains of a family member's home one day after a tornado devastated the town Moore, Oklahoma, in the outskirts of Oklahoma City May 21, 2013. Rescuers went building to building in search of victims and thousands of survivors were homeless after a massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, wiping out whole blocks of homes and killing at least 24 people. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX)

Julie Lewis watches with her husband Scott Lewis, and their son Zack, as President Barack Obama moves on with his tour of the devastation of Moore, Okla., after trying to comfort them Sunday, May 26, 2013. Zack was a third-grader at the Plaza Towers Elementary School, now reduced to rubble in the background after the devastating tornado and severe weather last week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Workers continue going through the debris at the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. A tornado hit the area on Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Bryan Terry)

Workers continue going through the debris at the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. A tornado hit the area on Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Bryan Terry)

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Storm clouds build in the distance beyond tornado-ravaged homes Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. A huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

An aerial view shows Briarwood Elementary with vehicles thrown about after Monday's tornado, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. At least 24 people, including nine children, were killed in the massive tornado that flattened homes and a school in Moore, on Monday afternoon. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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This aerial photo shows the remains of homes hit by a massive tornado in Moore, Okla., Monday May 20, 2013. A tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo/Steve Gooch)

A member of a security team helps guard an area of rubble from a destroyed residential neighborhood, one day after a tornado moved through Moore, Okla., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against the winds. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

A woman carries a child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. The relationship between the woman and the child was not immediately known. A tornado as much as half a mile (.8 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo Sue Ogrocki)

Cindy Wilson texts to friends Monday, May 20, 2013 after her home was destroyed by a massive tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., in the afternoon. Wilson and her husband, Staff Sgt. B. Wilson, took cover in their bathtub when the tornado hit. Cindy received a deep gash to her forehead and her wound was treated by first responders at the scene. (AP Photo/ The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel)

A fire burns in the Tower Plaza Addition in Moore, Okla., following a tornado Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile wide with winds up to 200 mph roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo Sue Ogrocki)

A child calls to his father after being pulled from the rubble of the Tower Plaza Elementary School following a tornado in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on the elementary school. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

A boy is pulled from beneath a collapsed wall at the Plaza Towers Elementary School following a tornado in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometer) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on the elementary school. (AP Photo Sue Ogrocki)

Moore police dig through the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School following a tornado in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

A woman is pulled out from under tornado debris at the Plaza Towers School in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo Sue Ogrocki)

A woman carries an injured child to a triage center near the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

A woman carries an injured child to a triage center near the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

This frame grab courtesy of KFOR TV shows the aftermath of a massive tornado as much as a mile wide with winds up to 200 mph roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Courtesy KFOR TV)

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Chaser video of rain-wrapped tornado near Stroud

Storm spotter Dennie Bryson shot this video of a rain-wrapped tornado south of Stroud, Oklahoma May 20, 2013.

Alli Christian, left, helps Jessica Wilkinson as she looks for her dog Bella after Wilkinson returned to find her home near 156th street and Franklin Road destroyed by a tornado, Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Norman, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Steve Sisney)

Nancy and Jason Townsend sort through belongings after their home was hit by a tornado in Carney, Okla., Sunday, May 19, 2013. The Townsends left their home to avoid the tornado. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Bryan Terry)

Shawnee firefighters assist driver Marco Corr as he is taken from the cab of his overturned truck, in Shawnee, Okla., Sunday, May 19, 2013. Corr was taken out of the cab through the front windshield. A tornado caused extensive damage along Interstate 40 at the junction with U.S. 177. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel)

Shawnee firefighters assist driver Marco Corr as he is taken from the cab of his overturned truck, in Shawnee, Okla., Sunday, May 19, 2013. Corr was taken out of the cab through the front windshield. A tornado caused extensive damage along Interstate 40 at the junction with U.S. 177. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel)

The frame of a mobile home is pictured with debris after a tornado hit a mobile home park near Dale, Okla., Sunday, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo Sue Ogrocki)

A flag flies in the debris of a mobile home after a tornado struck a mobile home park near Dale, Okla., Sunday, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo Sue Ogrocki)