WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to the Oklahoma City area on Sunday.
Obama will see firsthand the federal, state and local response to the devastating tornado that tore through the area on Monday.
The president also plans to visit with families that were impacted by the tragedy, as well as thank the many first responders who came to their aid.
Monday's EF4 twister, with winds approaching 200 mph. killed 24 people in Moore, Okla., including seven children at an elementary school.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)