Moore: One year after the tornado

MOORE, Oklahoma (NBC News) – Tuesday will mark one years since a massive tornado cut through the city of Moore, Oklahoma.

On May 20, 2013, an EF5 tornado struck, more than a mile wide and on the ground for 39 minutes, the twister left a path of destruction 17 miles long.

Twenty four people died that day and more than 11,000 homes were destroyed

The tornado caused $2 billion in damage.

Tomorrow the city will hold a remembrance ceremony, and show how the world how they’re rebuilding a stronger town. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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