Photo Gallery: 2011 Year in Photo: News 25/57

Splinter trees in the yard of Tom Chronister's home are silhouetted after being destroyed north of El Reno,  Okla. on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.    The high-powered storms arrived Tuesday night and early Wednesday, just days after a massive tornado tore up the southwest Missouri city of Joplin.  Photo by Chris Landsberer, The Oklahoman