(CNN) — A massive tornado struck a suburb of Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon. Details of the destruction are coming in thick and fast from CNN crews, our affiliates and witnesses.
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Updated at 5:11 p.m. ET: McClain County Undersheriff Bill Shobe reports there is significant damage near Newcastle, Oklahoma. Shobe went on to say there are a lot of structures with damage north of Newcastle and in the town of Tuttle. Most of the damage is parallel to Highway 37, he said.
Updated at 5:05 p.m. ET: Moore Medical Center in Oklahoma was evacuated after it sustained damages from the tornado, a hospital spokeswoman told CNN’s Sarah Baker. All patients are being evacuated to Norman Regional Hospital and Health Plex Hospital, and residents injured in the storm are being told to go to those centers as well.
Updated at 4:58 p.m. ET: Areas of metropolitan Oklahoma City appeared to be in shreds Monday afternoon. “The houses are destroyed. … Completely leveled,” a helicopter pilot for CNN affiliate KFOR said. A school was apparently among the structures leveled by the twister.
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