A quiet tornado season across the U.S. was violently interrupted when twisters ripped through the Great Plains and Midwest, spurred by a storm system that stretched from Texas to Minnesota.
May 20, 2013
Bryan Terry / The Oklahoman / AP
Marlena Hodson walks out of her home as her grandsons, Campbell Miller, 10, and Dillon Miller, 13, at right, help her sort through belongings after a tornado damaged her home in Carney, Okla., May 19, 2013. Hodson and her family left the home to escape the tornado.