Moore’s damage assessment released following tornado
MOORE, Okla. – As families and businesses continue to rebuild after last week’s tornado, officials are getting a better idea of the damage.
On Monday, the City of Moore released the first official damage assessment from the tornado that touched down on March 25.
In all, 33 homes were destroyed, 27 homes suffered major damage and 47 homes experienced minor damage from the storm.
Authorities say 347 homes were affected by the tornado within the city limits.
Officials say Kids USA and KOMA were destroyed, while Southgate Elementary and the 7-Eleven on S.W. 4th and Wilson suffered major damage.
Southgate Baptist Church, Revival for Christ and Moore Church of the Nazarene experienced some sort of damage.
Other schools that were affected include Highland West Junior High, Apple Creek Elementary and Timber Creek Elementary.
Officials say other homes, schools and businesses were also damaged in Oklahoma City.
However, that damage assessment has not been released.