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Oklahoma

May 3rd, 1999. A pile of cars destroyed from the tornado.
Monday, May 3, 1999
At 6:23 p.m., an EF5 tornado touched down southwest of Chickasha. It tore through Bridge Creek, Oklahoma City, Moore, Del City, Tinker Air Force Base, and Midwest City. Houses were pulled clean off of their foundations. The $1.1 billion in damage made it the costliest single tornado in U.S. history. Though 36 people died, an early warning saved countless lives.
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State Information

Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security
3600 North Martin Luther King Avenue
P.O. Box 11415
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415
(405) 425-7296
www.ok.gov/homeland

Local Information

City of Altus Emergency Management
300 E. Commerce
Altus, OK 73521
(580) 482-8333
http://www.cityofaltus.org/

Custer County - Emergency Management
675 B Street
Arapaho, Ok 73620-0300
(580) 323-4105
www.custer.okcountis.org

Oklahoma City Emergency Management
4600 N. Martin Luther King Ave
Oklahoma City, Ok 73111
(405) 297-1117
www.okc.gov

Woodward County Office of Emergency Management
1219 8th Street
Woodward, OK 73801
405-HOOK-EKO (405-466-5356)
www.cityofwoodward.com

Citizen Corps

Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders. To learn more and to get involved, contact your nearest Citizen Corps Council by visiting www.citizencorps.gov.

Oklahoma State Citizen Corps
Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security
3600 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
(405) 425-7296
www.citizencorps.ok.gov