Tornado Photos: Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa Hit By Twisters (PICTURES)

05/20/2013 05:47 pm ET | Updated May 20, 2013

At least one tornado touched down near Oklahoma City Monday, leaving behind a wake of destruction. The twister hit only one day after a similar tornado killed two in Shawnee.

A rare tornado emergency was issued by the National Weather Service for the Oklahoma area, with more severe weather watches across the central United States.

May 2013 Central U.S. Tornadoes (GRAPHIC IMAGES)