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Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs Friday, trapping people in their vehicles as it swept down an interstate highway while commuters tried to beat the storm home. A mother and her baby and seven others were killed, but meteorologists who had warned about particularly nasty weather said the storm's fury didn't match that of a deadly twister that struck suburban Moore last week. The tornadoes came after another outbreak on Thursday, May 30, 2013, that caused damage in Broken Arrow and other parts of the state. Tornado damage also is seen from Missouri.
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