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Damage Photos Related to the
May 8, 2003 Oklahoma City Area Tornadoes

May 9, 2003 Tornado Damage Photos in the
Moore and Southeast Oklahoma City Area

Looking west at F2 damage along SE 89th Terrace west of Bryant Avenue in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Looking east at F1/F2 damage along SE 89th Terrace at the intersection of SE 89th Terrace and Button Road west of Bryant Avenue in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Note: The garage door is bowed out from house on the right (south) side of the street. The homes on the left (north) side of the street with south-facing garages suffered more significant damage.
Looking northeast at F2 damage to duplex at the intersection of SE 89th Terrace and Button Road west of Bryant Avenue in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Note: This duplex was rebuilt after being destroyed by the 5/3/1999 tornado.
Looking north at F2 damage along SE 89th Terrace west of Bryant Avenue in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Note: Small items on the shelf in this house were undisturbed.
Looking northeast at F1 damage on the southeast corner of the intersection of SE 89th Terrace and Button Road west of Bryant Avenue in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Note: A large metal structure, which left an impact mark in lawn parallel to road and then impacted the side of this house, is apparently a device used to reinforce below-ground ditches. The origin of this structure is unknown.
Looking north-northeast at F2 damage in cul-de-sac near the intersection of NE 21st Street and Nail parkway in Highland Park in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking south at F2/F3 damage along Moore Avenue (service road) west of I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking southwest at F3 damage near the intersection of N 17th Street and Moore Avenue (service road) west of I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma. Note: This structure was a strip office building. No walls were left standing, but the building was poorly constructed.
Looking northeast at F2 damage along Sunrise Avenue just north of 12th Street in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking east-northeast at F1/F2 damage along Sunrise Avenue just north of 12th Street in Moore, Oklahoma. Note: Vehicle was tossed into the house by the tornado.
Looking east-northeast at F3 damage on the northeast corner of intersection of 12th Street and City Avenue in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking southwest at F3 damage from the intersection of 12th Street and City Avenue in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking west-northwest at F2/F3 damage along the north side of 12th Street near the intersection of 12th Street and City Avenue in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking northeast at High F2/Low F3 damage on City Avenue just north 12th Street in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking west at F3 damage on City Avenue just north 12th Street in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking south at tornado damage on the southwest corner of the intersection of N 5th Street and Markwell Avenue in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking west at F3 damage just north of the intersection of 12th Street and I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma. Note: A vehicle is upside down on top of debris (left), and another vehicle is in the field (just right of center). Motel 6 is just north of this location.
Looking northeast at F3 damage to the Motel 6 structure just northwest of the intersection of 12th Street and I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking northeast at F3 damage to a daycare center just northwest of the intersection of 12th Street and I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma. Motel 6 is to the left of the daycare center.
Looking north-northeast at F3 damage to the First Christian Church just northwest of the intersection of 12th Street and I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma.
Looking north-northwest at tornado damage just north of the intersection of 12th Street and I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma. Note: First Christian Church van is located in the backyard of home on Sunrise Avenue and was apparently located in a parking lot just to the front right of the photographer.
Looking west-northwest at First Christian Church van flipped over and in the backyard of house on Sunrise Avenue just northwest of the intersection of 12th Street and I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma. Church van was parked originally in a parking lot behind the photographer.
Looking west-northwest at First Christian Church van flipped over and in the backyard of house on Sunrise Avenue just northwest of the intersection of 12th Street and I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma. Church van was parked originally in a parking lot behind the photographer.
Looking north-northeast at F3 damage to the First Christian Church just northwest of the intersection of 12th Street and I-35 Highway in Moore, Oklahoma. Motel 6 is in the background of the photo.

May 9, 2003 Tornado Damage Photos in the
Choctaw, Oklahoma Area


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