Monday, May 20, 2013

Plaza Towers and Briarwood Elementary Schools Devastated By Tornado; 24 Children Confirmed Dead

A horrible, horrible day.  From ABC:

The latest – at a glance:
Oklahoma Chief Medical Examiner’s Office tells ABC News at least 10 dead.

Sixty patients admitted to area hospitals – 10 in a critical condition at Ingris Health Southwest.

Two schools badly hit – Briarwood Elementary School and Plaza Towers Elementary School.

Preliminary assessment by National Weather Service puts tornado at EF-4 with winds of up to 200 mph.

Emergency Management Office says tornado cut a 12 mile swath through an area from Newcastle to Moore, Okla.

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