See the destructive force of tornadoes that swept through the midwest

A terrifying series of twisters, severe thunderstorms, left a path of devastation in several communities in the midwest.

Residents embrace after they discovered their home was destroyed when a tornado and thunderstorms tore through a portion of Washington, Ill., on Sunday, Nov.17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peoria Journal Star, Ron Johnson)

Residents embrace after they discovered their home was destroyed when a tornado and thunderstorms tore through a portion of Washington, Ill., on Sunday, Nov.17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peoria Journal Star, Ron Johnson)

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