Photos: Cleaning up after the tornado

Weather Jeffrey Thompson Jeffrey Thompson · ·

1 A flag hangs on a snapped tree stump on N. Ferrant Place in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011. 
2 Chue Or carries his cousin Alex Xiong, 2, as he makes his way through the tornado damage on N. Ferrant Place in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011. 
3 A man walks by a tornado-damaged building in north Minneapolis on Monday, May 23, 2011. 
4 Residents navigate through fallen trees on Sheridan Avenue Monday, May 23, 2011 after a tornado ripped through Minneapolis, Minn. Sunday. 
5 A house had a wall torn off on Sheridan Ave. Monday, May 23, 2011 after a tornado ripped through Minneapolis, Minn. Sunday. 
6 Lawanda Moore surveys the damage on Sheridan Ave. Monday, May 23, 2011 after a tornado ripped through Minneapolis, Minn. Sunday. 
7 A car is crushed by a tree on Sheridan Ave. Monday, May 23, 2011 after a tornado ripped through Minneapolis, Minn. Sunday. 
8 Gov. Mark Dayton shakes hands after taking a tour of the tornado damage in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011. 
9 Laneik White, 4, plays with a hoola hoop as neighbors grill food for their community in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011. 
10 Wesley Smith directs people waiting in line for food in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011. Smith said the food and donation area at the corner of N. Lowry Ave. and N. Logan Ave. he helped organize started with a few bottles of donated water and grew into several tables of hot meals and other items. 
11 North Logan Ave. was impassable in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011 after a tornado ripped through the area Sunday. 
12 Volunteers at a makeshift food and donation area at the corner of N. Lowry Ave. and N. Logan Ave. were busy handing out items to victims of the tornado in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011. 
13 Residents took in the damage and started to repair properties in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011 after a tornado ripped through the area Sunday. 
14 Children watch as clean up crews began clearing N. Logan Ave. in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011. 
15 Friends Ray Scherbing, left, and Glenn Knox saw through a fallen tree on N. Logan Ave. in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011 after a tornado ripped through the area Sunday. 
16 Warning coordinator meterologist Todd Krause, left, and meterologist in charge Daniel Luna assess the degree of damage on N. Logan Ave. in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, May 23, 2011. Krause and Luna, both with the National Weather Service, were trying to determine wind speeds and the length and width of the path of a tornado that touched down in area Sunday.