Victims Remembered 6 Months After May 20 Tornado

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 8:54 am

By: News 9

Six months after a tornado roared across Moore and south Oklahoma City, survivors plan to mark the sad milestone and remember the 25 people killed.

The EF5 tornado began its destructive path just before 3 p.m. It destroyed both Briarwood and Plaza Towers elementary schools, and significantly damaged Highlands East Junior High.

Complete Story: May 2013 Tornado Outbreak

Seven children were killed in Plaza Towers. There will be a community-wide prayer vigil at Hillsdale Baptist College. It will begin at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.

The monster twister destroyed more than 1,000 homes and business, but there are positive signs of recovery in the once-devastated area. Homes and businesses are being rebuilt, and people are returning to the area.

11/19/2013 Related Story: Bethel Acres Resident Relives Tornado Six Months Later


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