MOORE, Okla. - Cleanup efforts reached a standstill in Moore, as night fell Thursday evening.
But during the day, family after family was out and about, anxious to tell their story.
Stefani and her brother Ricky were home during the storm, jumping into their closet with moments to spare as their garage tumbled to the ground.
"We were blessed," said Stefani Schubach. "We were within a wall of the tornado."
Their brush with disaster was all-too-familiar with neighbors.
As the storm rolled in, Jeremy Black took his kids and hunkered down in the bathroom.
"Got in there as the roof disappeared from the house."
The tornado took Jeremy's roof, and the back part of his home, but miraculously left the bathroom and the family intact.
As the sun rose Thursday morning, the families emerged to find their belongings tossed all around the block.
"I don't know where our pool went," said one neighbor.
"The entire sheds gone," exclaimed another. "I don't see it anywhere."
But there was a recurring theme Thursday.
Every home I stopped by let me know that #MooreStrong is alive and well. The city will bounce back, just as it always has.