A two-mile-wide tornado in central Oklahoma on Monday leveled neighborhoods in Moore, Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City. Two elementary schools and a hospital sustained severe damage. Communication and transportation lines are out due to blocked roads and downed lines, power is out for more than 38,000 users, and there is no water in the area, according to reports. There are 24 confirmed deaths, many of them children. Earlier reports had said 51 people died.

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