Deadly OK tornado stirs up memories of 1999
Posted: May 21, 2013 9:16 AM EDT | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 1:19 AM EDT
MOORE, Oklahoma — Monday's deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma comes 14 years after a series of tornadoes tore through the region and left 46 people dead.
In May 1999, a severe storm that covered Kansas and Oklahoma brought 74 tornadoes.
Monday's EF-4 tornado brought back memories of emergency crews who responded to the May 3, 1999 tornado.
A state official said tornadoes of this magnitude are not an infrequent occurence.
This is the fourth time in 15 years that Moore has been hit by a strong tornado.
Thirty-six of the people killed in the May 1999 tornado were in Oklahoma City.