by Free Britney at . Comments

In the wake of the Oklahoma tornado tragedy, Twitter has again become a celebrity sounding board for thoughts, condolences and ways to donate.

Among the notable celebrity Tweets in the past 24 hours:

Carrie Underwood: "Growing up in tornado alley, we always know what could happen, but it doesn't change how devastating it is when something does happen. #pray"

"Best way to help tornado victims is to donate to the Red Cross at or text REDCROSS to 90999. #okwx #love"

Ellen DeGeneres: "I just want to send my love to anyone who lives in the path of these storms. First Texas, now Oklahoma. You're all in our thoughts."

Alicia Keys: So much going on in the world... I'm saddened by the devastating news… My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected #PrayForOklahoma"

Khloe Kardashian: "My heart is breaking for Oklahoma!!!! Please Lord please send your angels to heal and protect these families!!!"

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by Free Britney at . Comments

In a rare piece of good news following the devastation of Monday's Oklahoma tornado, an elderly woman found her dog alive under piles of debris.

While being interviewed live on CBS News. Watch the clip below:

While discussing the massive tornado that stormed through Moore, Okla., an Oklahoma City suburb, the woman said she'd been preparing for 45 years.

Her prayers were then answered while the cameras rolled as she stumbled upon her dog, buried but alive, during her interview with CBS' Anna Werner.

If only every person and pet were so lucky.

The death toll of this extreme weather disaster is already high - at least 24 people, including 9 children, are dead - and almost guaranteed to rise in coming days.

Our thoughts are with the victims, the survivors and their families.

by Steve Marsi at . Comments

At least 24 people, including 10 children, were killed by a massive tornado that swept through Oklahoma Monday, flattening everything in its path.

The tornado was estimated to be at least two miles wide at one point as it moved through Moore, in the southern part of the Oklahoma City metro area.

Videos showed a huge funnel cloud stretching from the sky to the ground, kicking up dangerous debris. Officials say the death toll is likely to rise.

Emergency personnel were scouring the school's rubble Monday evening, reports indicate. Footage also showed a number of other leveled buildings.

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