Miranda Lewis makes the best of a bad situation as she models a dress that was undamaged by Tuesday's tornado that destroyed her family's home west of El Reno, Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD
Staff Photographers at The Oklahoman went out Tuesday night to photograph the severe thunderstorms east of the metro area. Early Wednesday morning, the same photographers went back out to the areas most affected by the tornadoes hoping to meet people and help tell their stories.
We made a photo gallery with 73 pictures that were sent in on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. You can see photographs from Wednesday, or look at any of our photo galleries by clicking here.
A family photo is stuck through the wall in the home of Robert Todd west of El Reno, Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD
A half-mile-wide tornado moves north in Canadian County having just crossed SH 3, the Northwest Expressway, west of SH 4 moving towards Piedmont Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Photo by Paul B. Southerland, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD
Sonny Hale comforts his mother Debra Lee after a tornado-spawning storm swept through the state tearing off their roof on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in Newcastle, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD
Branches of a tree are snagged in the wires of this bent utility pole on SH 74 near Cashion. by a tornado that came through the area Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD