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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Police and fire officials search for survivors in what's left of a home on Cemetery Street in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 201after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Piles of cars and remnants of home are scattered along Cemetery Street in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Piles of cars and the scattered remnants of homes and buildings are in a ditch in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Christina Huynh - AP
    Leah, daughter of Jon Zieske, looks for belongings at her father's house in Paron, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado. A storm system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Christina Huynh)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Billy Noblitt salvages what he can from what is left of his home Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark., after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. Vilonia was hit hard when a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Christina Huynh - AP
    A dog walks on a concrete slab, what is left of a house in Paron, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014. A storm system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Christina Huynh)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Stanley Ray tosses a piece of scrap metal off of a debris pile Monday, April 28, 2014, while helping his brother clean up after a tornado struck his Vilonia, Ark., home late Sunday. Vilonia was hit hard when a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Christina Huynh - AP
    Leah, daughter of Jon Zieske, looks for belongings at her father's house in Paron, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014. A storm system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Christina Huynh)
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    Bryon Houlgrave - AP
    A firefighter walks past a medical building that sustained damage Sunday, April 27, 2014, after a powerful storm system rolled through Oskaloosa on Sunday afternoon. Powerful winds that swept through southeastern Iowa destroyed numerous farm buildings and damaged homes, killing one woman and injuring several others, authorities said Monday. (AP Photo/The Des Moines Register, Bryon Houlgrave) MAGS OUT, TV OUT, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT
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    Bryon Houlgrave - AP
    The rooftop is peeled off one of the Mahaska County Hospital buildings Sunday, April 27, 2014, after a powerful storm system rolled through Oskaloosa on Sunday afternoon. Powerful winds that swept through southeastern Iowa destroyed numerous farm buildings and damaged homes, killing one woman and injuring several others, authorities said Monday. (AP Photo/The Des Moines Register, Bryon Houlgrave) MAGS OUT, TV OUT, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    John Smith reacts after seeing what's left of his auto repair shop in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. Mayflower was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Piles of debris sits along side of Interstate 40 westbound as traffic flows slowly Monday, April 28, 2014 in Mayflower, Ark., after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. Mayflower was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Piles of cars and remnants of homes sit along Highway 64 in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Monday. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said.. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Children play on a mangled trampoline near the home of their grandparents, Gayla and Gary Evatt who lived off Naylor Road in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. The Evatts said the trampoline and their home, survived the tornado in 2011, but this year both weren't so lucky. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Piles of mangles cars and destroyed homes sit along Aspen Creek Drive in the Parkwood Neighborhood off Naylor Road in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    A storm shelter, right, is where Raella Faulkner and Bobby McElroy and others took shelter in Vilonia, Ark., as a tornado struck the town on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe, third from right, surveys the tornado damage along Aspen Creek Drive in the Parkwood neighborhood off Naylor Road in Vilonia, Ark. after a tornado struck the town. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Karen E. Segrave - AP
    Dino McLaughlin crawls over a pile of debris which is all that's left of his friends storage unit in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. McLaughkin said his friend and his wife are building a new home and had many of their possessions in the storage building. They did not have insurance. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Karen E. Segrave)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    Traffic passes on Interstate 40 between destroyed businesses in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 16 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    Dead and injured cattle lay in a field near Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014. A tornado's path ran through the field late Sunday. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A storm-damaged convenience store, center, sits among rubble along U.S. Highway 64 in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 16 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A debris trail, bottom, left when a tornado struck a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood, leads from the rows of houses Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    James Bryant - AP
    This photo provided by James Bryant shows tornado damage, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Mayflower, Ark. A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States on Sunday, spawning several tornadoes, including one in a small northeastern Oklahoma city and another that carved a path of destruction through several northern suburbs of Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Courtesy of James Bryant) MANDATORY CREDIT
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    Two men stand in front of a destroyed house in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    Bob Hessee checks out property owned by a friend and damaged by a tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. A tornado damaged dozens of buildings and injured at least 25 people on Sunday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    Houses are destroyed in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    People walk between two destroyed houses in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A concrete slab and rubble are all that is left of a home in Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A storm-damaged convenience store, center, sits among rubble along U.S. Highway 64 in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    In this aerial photo, destroyed businesses along U.S. Highway 64 sit among rubble in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014. A tornado struck the town late Sunday. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday for the second time in three years. Four people were killed in a 2011 storm. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A travel trailer sits inn the rubble of a house in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A storm system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 16 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A Highway Police car patrols a neighborhood in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 17 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A twisted power distribution line tower is crumpled on the ground near Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A man walks past a wrecked automobile and RV on Interstate 40 in Mayflower, Ark., Sunday, April 27, 2014. A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States on Sunday, spawning a massive tornado. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    Debris from tornado damage ends up in a field outside Quapaw, Okla., Monday, April 28, 2014. The tornado was among a rash of tornadoes and heavy storms that rumbled across the center and south of the country overnight. The National Weather Service warned that more tornadoes, damaging winds and very large hail would strike in parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana on Monday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    Damage shows the path of tornado through Quapaw, Okla., Monday, April 28, 2014. The tornado was among a rash of tornadoes and heavy storms that rumbled across the center and south of the country overnight. The National Weather Service warned that more tornadoes, damaging winds and very large hail would strike in parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana on Monday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    Damage shows the path of tornado through Quapaw, Okla., Monday, April 28, 2014. The tornado was among a rash of tornadoes and heavy storms that rumbled across the center and south of the country overnight. The National Weather Service warned that more tornadoes, damaging winds and very large hail would strike in parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana on Monday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    A resident walks under damaged power lines after a tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. Sunday's tornado injured 25 people and damaged dozens of buildings. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    An SUV is covered by debris from a tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. Sunday's tornado damaged dozens of buildings and injured at least 25 people. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    The remains of a home damaged by a tornado Sunday evening stands in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. The tornado left a trail of shattered homes, twisted metal and hanging power lines. One person died, but it was not clear whether the death was related to the storm. Volunteers were meeting early Monday to discuss cleanup efforts. Emergency officials say 60 to 70 homes and 20 to 25 businesses were destroyed or damaged in the town. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    A tornado-damaged home awaits clean up and repairs after a Sunday tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. Sunday's tornado damaged dozens of buildings and injured at least 25 people. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    A home is covered by debris from a tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. Sunday's tornado damaged dozens of buildings and injured at least 25 people. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    A tornado's path is seen in an aerial photo made over Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. A tornado damaged dozens of buildings and injured at least 25 people on Sunday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    A home damaged by a tornado stands without a roof in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. Sunday's tornado damaged dozens of buildings and injured at least 25 people. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    JIM ELLIS - AP
    An SUV is buried under wreckage, the result of a storm that hit Quapaw, Okla., Sunday, April 27, 2014. A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States on Sunday, spawning tornados. (AP Photo/Miami News-Record/Jim Ellis
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    John Ward, an automobile and RV dealer, looks at tornado damage to one of his trucks in Mayflower, Ark., Sunday, April 27, 2014. At least 16 people died Sunday night in Arkansas as a tornado carved an 80-mile path of destruction. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    Bob Hessee checks out property owned by a friend and damaged by a tornado Sunday evening in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. The tornado left a trail of shattered homes, twisted metal and hanging power lines. One person died, but it was not clear whether the death was related to the storm. Volunteers were meeting early Monday to discuss cleanup efforts. Emergency officials say 60 to 70 homes and 20 to 25 businesses were destroyed or damaged in the town. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    A piece of a pole hangs from a power line near tornado damage in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. The tornado left a trail of shattered homes, twisted metal and hanging power lines. One person died, but it was not clear whether the death was related to the storm. Volunteers were meeting early Monday to discuss cleanup efforts. Emergency officials say 60 to 70 homes and 20 to 25 businesses were destroyed or damaged in the town. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    A tornado-damaged home is covered by tarps in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. The tornado left a trail of shattered homes, twisted metal and hanging power lines. One person died, but it was not clear whether the death was related to the storm. Volunteers were meeting early Monday to discuss cleanup efforts. Emergency officials say 60 to 70 homes and 20 to 25 businesses were destroyed or damaged in the town. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    Homes and businesses are wrecked in downton Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. The most powerful twister this year carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburbs north of the state capital of Little Rock, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Orlin Wagner - AP
    Residents view damage from a Sunday night tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. The tornado left a trail of shattered homes, twisted metal and hanging power lines. One person died, but it was not clear whether the death was related to the storm. Volunteers were meeting early Monday to discuss cleanup efforts. Emergency officials say 60 to 70 homes and 20 to 25 businesses were destroyed or damaged in the town. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Danny Johnston - AP
    A trail of debris, bottom, leads along the path of a tornado-devastated neighborhood in Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. The most powerful twister this year carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburbs north of the state capital of Little Rock, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Rick Mcfarland - AP
    In this Sunday, April 27, 2014 photo, people look damage as Highway 64 is covered in downed power lines in Vilonia, Ark. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Rick Mcfarland) ARKANSAS TIMES OUT; ARKANSAS BUSINESS OUT
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    Benjamin Krain - AP
    In this Sunday, April 27, 2014 photo, a person walks past cars strewn across Interstate 40 when a tornado struck the town of Mayflower, Ark. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Benjamin Krain) ARKANSAS TIMES OUT; ARKANSAS BUSINESS OUT; ONLINE OUT
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    Melissa Sue Gerrits - AP
    In this Sunday, April 27, 2014 photo, residents walk past damage in Mayflower, Ark., after a tornado struck the town. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Melissa Sue Gerrits) ARKANSAS TIMES OUT; ARKANSAS BUSINESS OUT
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    Rick Mcfarland - AP
    In this Sunday, April 27, 2014 photo, a person is treated on Highway 64 in Vilonia, Ark., after a tornado struck the town. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Rick Mcfarland) ARKANSAS TIMES OUT; ARKANSAS BUSINESS OUT
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    Benjamin Krain - AP
    In this Sunday, April 27, 2014 photo, Lauren Watts searches for her dog in Mayflower, Ark., after a tornado struck the town. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP Photo/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Benjamin Krain) ARKANSAS TIMES OUT; ARKANSAS BUSINESS OUT
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