Jan Davis & Teresa Price of Tinker Federal Credit Union in Moore, Oklahoma describe how they hid in a vault along with 12 other workers and eight bank members as the building was destroyed.
"It was crowded" says Davis, "but if there were more people we would have crowded them right in." (Video)
The credit union posted the following photos to their Facebook page.
Maylene Sorrels is a single mom of 10 children, eight of whom still live with her. She is also a teacher's aide at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma. As the tornado hit, Sorrels says she covered her bodies over several children and sang as loudly as she could in their ears as debris flew all around them, including a car. She stayed with the children until their parents came to pick them up, then went to the hospital to get treated for a concussion.
Sorrels' house was destroyed and she has been staying with relatives. If you could like to help Maylene Sorrels and her children, a donation page has been set up for them at fundrazr.com.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer spoke with her in an emotional interview. (Video)
A last-minute decision to leave the house saves a mother and toddler from the massive Oklahoma tornado.
The National Weather Service's Paul Schlatter explains how tornadoes grow into destructive storms.
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CNN's Brian Todd reports on the dangers of residents returning home and shares one elderly woman's dramatic story of survival.
(CNN) – The tornado that swept through the outskirts of Oklahoma City Monday destroyed parts of U.S. Rep. Tom Cole’s hometown, the Republican lawmaker told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.
Speaking by phone, Cole said he recognized familiar landmarks in Moore, Oklahoma, as he was watching television images of the destruction, including roofs ripped off buildings and entire blocks leveled.
CNN affiliate KFOR talked to one of the survivors of Monday's tornado as he took his first look at the damage.
CNN's Tom Foreman highlights the path of a destructive tornado through Moore, Oklahoma. (Video)