Photos: Oklahoma Tornado Aftermath By editor • May 20, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email VIEW SLIDESHOW 1 of 20 A woman carries her child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School. The tornado flattened entire neighborhoods and set buildings on fire. Sue Ogrocki AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 2 of 20 A child is pulled from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore on Monday after a tornado up to a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburb. Sue Ogrocki AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 3 of 20 A fire burns in Moore after the twister hit with a rating of at least EF4, according to the National Weather Service. The rating was upgraded Tuesday to EF5. Sue Ogrocki AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 4 of 20 A child is carried from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School. Sue Ogrocki AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 5 of 20 A tornado moves past homes in Moore on Monday. Alonzo Adams AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 6 of 20 A man surveys tornado damage from a roof in Moore, Okla., on Monday. The death toll from the massive twister is expected to rise. Joe Wertz StateImpact Oklahoma VIEW SLIDESHOW 7 of 20 An airman kneels and prays in the Moore neighborhood south of Plaza Towers Elementary School. Joe Wertz StateImpact Oklahoma VIEW SLIDESHOW 8 of 20 President Obama speaks next to Vice President Biden at the White House about the devastating tornadoes and severe weather impacting Oklahoma. Obama promised to make available government resources to help rescue and recovery efforts. Larry Downing Reuters/Landov VIEW SLIDESHOW 9 of 20 Members of the American Red Cross distribute food at a command center the day after a tornado hit in Moore, Okla., with estimated winds of up to 200 mph. A 1999 storm in Moore caused similar damage and loss of life. Ed Zurga EPA/Landov VIEW SLIDESHOW 10 of 20 Lea Bessinger salvages a picture of Jesus as she and her son Josh Bessinger sort through the rubble of her home in Moore. Charlie Riedel AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 11 of 20 Zac and Denisha Woodcock look through the rubble of their tornado-ravaged home. Charlie Riedel AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 12 of 20 An aerial image taken Tuesday shows an entire neighborhood destroyed by Monday's tornado in Moore. Tony Gutierrez AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 13 of 20 A rescue worker checks the rubble in a residential area of Moore, Okla., on Tuesday after a massive tornado struck the area Monday. Emergency workers pulled more than 100 survivors from the rubble of homes, schools and a hospital in Moore. Richard Rowe Reuters/Landov VIEW SLIDESHOW 14 of 20 Lightning strikes over Interstate 35 near Moore on Tuesday. Thunderstorms and lightning slowed the rescue effort, but more than 100 people had been pulled from the debris alive. Gene Blevins Reuters/Landov VIEW SLIDESHOW 15 of 20 Jimmy Hodges works with Chad Heltcel and his wife, Cassidi, on Tuesday in the wreckage of Heltcel's family home in Moore, Okla. Brennan Linsley AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 16 of 20 Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin looks out the window of a National Guard helicopter as she tours the tornado damage Tuesday. Sue Ogrocki AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 17 of 20 A dog scavenges for food in the wreckage. Brennan Linsley AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 18 of 20 A woman and young boy walk along a street amid destroyed houses Tuesday in Moore, Okla. The National Weather Service now says Monday's tornado produced winds in excess of 200 mph, making it a top-of-the-scale EF5. Joshua Lott AFP/Getty Images VIEW SLIDESHOW 19 of 20 Debris litters a park adjacent to a neighborhood that was destroyed by a tornado in Moore, Okla., on Wednesday. The huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb, flattening a wide swath of homes and businesses. Brennan Linsley AP VIEW SLIDESHOW 20 of 20 A child is pulled from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., on Monday, after a tornado as much as a mile wide with winds up to 200 mph roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs. Sue Ogrocki AP Originally published on May 22, 2013 10:36 am Recovery efforts continue after a tornado packing 200-mph winds flattened neighborhoods outside Oklahoma City.