A storm shelter, right, is where Raella Faulkner and Bobby McElroy and others took shelter April 27 in Vilonia, Ark., as a tornado struck the town. Vilonia was hit hard after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than 30 dead in a vi...
Justin Shaw, left, helps Nick Conway erect a flag pole at his home that was destroyed by a tornado April 28 in Vilonia, Ark.
Constance Lambert embraces her dog April 28 after finding it alive when returning to her destroyed home in Tupelo, Miss. Lambert was at an event away from her home when the tornado struck and rushed back to check on her pets.
Spring brings warmer temperatures, sunshine and flowers, but on the flip side of the coin it is also the season for severe weather, including tornadoes.