New images from this week's violent storms

Heidi Ackerson, sits in the street near her home with one of her dogs on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in Joplin, Mo. Ackerson and her husband, Darrell, hid in a closet in their home during the tornado that hit their home on Sunday. They are heading to a shelter with only their dogs and the clothes on their backs. (AP Photo/Mike Gullett) <span class=meta>(AP Photo/ Mike Gullett)</span>
May 25, 2011 8:23:29 AM PDT