New York City isn't immune to terrible twisters. A wicked storm tore through town yesterday (Sept. 16) and a National Weather Service investigation is underway to determine if the storm was in fact a tornado. But for residents of Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island where the storm packed the most punch the storm certainly looked, and felt, the part. Just ask anyone unlucky enough to have parked their car near a tree.
Despite the popular myth, tornadoes can and will rip through big cities. Following are seven U.S. cities that have been ravaged by twisters.