This week’s 7 most twisted videos from Tornado Alley & beyond

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Millions of Americans find themselves at the mercy of Mother Nature once again as the geographically-cursed Tornado Alley deals with an onslaught of violent storms this week.

Residents from the Gulf of Mexico to the Midwest are frequently on alert - and when the siren sounds for an incoming tornado, folks deal with it in different ways.

Heavy rain and strong winds hit a number of states, even those outside of the usual corridor of destruction, with this video from the National Weather Service showing how the storms advanced across the country.

Here are seven of the most twisted storm videos from the week, some of which look like they’re straight out of The Wizard of Oz.