Nicholas Rutledge snapped this picture of yesterday's devastating tornado as it gathered strength in Newcastle, Oklahoma. It later intensified before smashing through suburbs surrounding Oklahoma City, including the city of Moore.
The Oklahoma medical examiner's office currently puts the death toll at 24 people, 9 of whom were children. All 24 fatalities occurred in Moore, according to news reports.
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