Tornado rips through Oklahoma City suburb

  • MOORE, OK- MAY 20: Dana Ulepich searches inside a room left standing at the back of her house destroyed after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images) ***BESTPIX*** BRETT DEERING / STRINGER

  • Storm clouds are shown moving East Monday, May 20, 2013, Near Ardmore, Oklahoma after a tornado moved the the Moore, Okla., area. . (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) DAVID MCDANIEL / MBO

  • A local resident allowed by security officers into an otherwise sealed off neighborhood walks past the rubble of destroyed homes, one day after a tornado moved through Moore, Okla., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) BRENNAN LINSLEY / STF

  • An injured person is removed from the rubble in the aftermath of a huge tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma, Monday, May 20, 2013. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday. (Gene Blevins/Zuma Press/MCT) GENE BLEVINS / MBR

  • Children look at destroyed homes in the aftermath of a huge tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma, Monday, May 20, 2013. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday. (Gene Blevins/Zuma Press/MCT) GENE BLEVINS / MBR

  • A U.S. flag lays draped across an upturned car in the aftermath of a tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, Monday, May 20, 2013. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday. (Gene Blevins/Zuma Press/MCT) GENE BLEVINS / MBR

  • A woman is pulled out from under the rubble in Moore, Oklahoma, Monday, May 20, 2013 after a tornado with an initial classification of EF-4 struck the town. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday. (Gene Blevins/Zuma Press/MCT) GENE BLEVINS / MBR

  • Damaged structures are seen May 19, 2013 after a tornado ripped through Wellston, Oklahoma. Tornadoes damaged many areas across the state May 19, 2013 and are still forming. Homes have been destroyed, with the worst damage so far just outside of Wellston. AFP PHOTO / KFOR-TV == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE / MANDATORY CREDIT: "AFP PHOTO / KFOR-TV "/ NO SALES / NO MARKETING / NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS / DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == -/AFP/Getty Images - / AFP/Getty Images

  • SHAWNEE, OK - MAY 20: Volunteers help clean out Jean McAdams' mobile home after it was overturned by a tornado May 20, 2013 near Shawnee, Oklahoma. A series of tornados moved across central Oklahoma May 19, killing two people and injuring at least 21. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images) Brett Deering / Getty Images

  • Shawnee firefighters assist driver Marco Corr as he is taken from the cab of his overturned truck, in Shawnee, Okla., Sunday, May 19, 2013. Corr was taken out of the cab through the front windshield. A tornado caused extensive damage along Interstate 40 at the junction with U.S. 177. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel) Jim Beckel / AP

  • Teachers carry children away from Briarwood Elementary school after a tornado destroyed the school in south Oklahoma City, Monday, May 20, 2013. A monstrous tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods with winds up to 200 mph, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Paul Hellstern) Paul Hellstern / AP

  • A resident who did not want to give his name, searches through the rubble of his mobile home in the Steelman Estates Mobile Home Park, destroyed by Sunday's tornado, near Shawnee, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. The tornado that slammed into Oklahoma on Sunday is now blamed for two deaths. Authorities say two men in their 70s have been found dead in or near a mobile home park outside of Shawnee. (AP Photo Sue Ogrocki) Sue Ogrocki / AP

  • A tornado passes across south Oklahoma City, Monday, May 20, 2013. A monstrous tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods with winds up to 200 mph, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Paul Hellstern) Paul Hellstern / AP

  • Alli Christian, left, helps Jessica Wilkinson as she looks for her dog Bella after Wilkinson returned to find her home near 156th street and Franklin Road destroyed by a tornado, Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Norman, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Steve Sisney) Steve Sisney / AP