Pictures like this AP photo of a woman carrying a child away from the devastation in Moore, Oklahoma on the afternoon of May 20, 2013.
Preliminary Tornado Strength: EF-4 with wind speeds up to 200mph.
Death Toll: Sure to climb as searches go through rubble
The most powerful types of tornadoes (EF-4 & EF-5) make us just 1% of the tornadoes in the United States each year. But they account for 67% of the people killed. Plain and simple, they can destroy almost anything.
I’ll write more as we learn more. But I’ve found some live web updates that really show how things are unfolding in real time.