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Videos: Massive tornado rips through Oklahoma

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A massive tornado about a mile wide tore through Oklahoma, flattening homes and schools and causing widespread destruction in the Oklahoma City area. Videos of the twister show a giant funnel cloud pounding across the landscape.

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This video captures the tornado grinding through Newcastle before it hit Moore, Okla.

"Oh my god, that thing is getting huge!" A man's voice says in this footage of the storm.

Raw footage shows the giant twister as it swirled and shifted across Newcastle.

This Philadelphia newscast captures images of the tornado, following a week of destructive twisters that pummeled the Plains and Midwest.

Oklahoma City resident David Massey posted these Vines showing the destruction after the tornado hit Moore, Okla.

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