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Wednesday, June 05, 2013

El Reno tornado: Widest ever recorded

The tornado which touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma this past Friday is now in the books as the biggest ever documented.  At its maximum, the tornado was a staggering 2.6 miles in diameter...

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El Reno, Oklahoma tornado, May 31st 2013.  Photo Credit: WHOTV.com

Nineteen people perished from this storm, including three veteran tornado chasers.  The tornado carved a path more than sixteen miles long and has been categorized as an EF-5: the most powerful possible.

Thoughts and prayers going out to the people of Oklahoma.