May 21, 2013 — A high water table and red clay that soaks up the moisture make dry basements an expensive and iffy proposition right in the heart of Tornado Alley.
May 21, 2013 — Trenda Purcell searched for her 8-year-old son Kamden after Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. When she found him, their reunion was emotional. The Oklahoman was there to capture the moment.
May 20, 2013 — Twitter captures firsthand accounts and reaction from the massive tornado that swept through central Oklahoma.
May 20, 2013 — The state straddles Tornado Alley and has had a number of especially strong twisters leave a path of death and destruction in their wake.
May 20, 2013 — Tornado strength is currently measured on what is called the Enhanced Fujita Scale, which gives the tornado a rating from 0 to 5 based on estimated wind speeds and the severity of the damage.
May 20, 2013 — Helicopter images of Moore, Oklahoma show tracts of devastated neighborhoods.
May 16, 2013 — A series of twisters roared through North Texas on Wednesday night. In Granbury, about 35 miles from Fort Worth, neighborhoods were devastated. The search continues for victims.
Dec 26, 2012 — Twisters touched down across the Southeast. Heavy snow and rains toppled trees and power lines. At least six deaths are being attributed to the massive system's effects. Now, it's hitting the Northeast. Hundreds of flights have been canceled. Drivers are being warned to stay off many roads.
Dec 20, 2012 — Heavy snow and strong winds are making travel tough from Iowa into Minnesota and Wisconsin. As the storm moves east, it's expected to bring rain and lake-effect snow to parts of the East.
Apr 15, 2012 — The midsection of the U.S. was wracked by storms and tornadoes overnight, with forecasts of more severe weather to come. Authorities have confirmed five deaths in northwest Oklahoma, where a tornado touched down early Sunday morning.