A pair of Australian stormchasers, Perth teacher Melissa Marshall and her meteorologist husband, were in Oklahoma City when the tornado swept through.
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Sarah Johnson was forced to rush from her home in Moore to a nearby hospital as the storm raged when her four-year-old daughter, Shellbie, suffered an asthma attack.
As the school day was ending, parents in Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City, were forced to make an impossible calculation - rush to schools to gather up their children and risk being caught in the open, or trust that the reinforced walls of the school buildings would shelter them.
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As a massive tornado tore through Moore, Oklahoma, on Monday afternoon, a news helicopter belonging to KFOR, the NBC-affiliated television station nearby, tracked it the whole time, providing a visual exclamation point for the meteorologists who were warning residents to seek shelter.
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As night descended on the scenes of destruction in Oklahoma City, rescue workers continued to search for survivors of a massive tornado responsible for more then 50 deaths.