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.

In this aerial photo taken Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, three people walk down a street where homes were destroyed by a tornado that hit the western Illinois town of Washington on Sunday. It was one of the worst-hit areas after intense storms and tornadoes swept through Illinois. The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Washington had a preliminary rating of EF-4, meaning wind speeds of 170 mph to 190 mph. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

In this aerial photo taken Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, three people walk down a street where homes were destroyed by a tornado that hit the western Illinois town of Washington on Sunday. It was one of the worst-hit areas after intense storms and tornadoes swept through Illinois. The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Washington had a preliminary rating of EF-4, meaning wind speeds of 170 mph to 190 mph. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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