The power of the tornadoes that have swept across much of the South in the past few days, killing at least 178 people as they tore through, is all too terrifyingly clear in the photos and videos starting to appear on the Web.
This one, from Tuscaloosa, Ala., captures the power of a huge twister. And the sound of the person behind the camera as he or she breaths, is chilling.
Another from Tuscaloosa shows a tornado as it moves across the skyline. We'll add more news about the storms as the day continues. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.