Tornadoes can destroy buildings, flip cars, and create deadly flying debris. Tornadoes are violently rotating columns of air that extend from a thunderstorm to the ground.
2013 Oklahoma Tornadoes
The Census Bureau provides a detailed look at the 2013 tornadoes in Oklahoma.
2011 Joplin Tornado
The Census Bureau provides a detailed look at the major tornado and affected Joplin, Missouri.