Although “The Wizard of Oz” was a work of fiction, after all, but it is important to bear in mind that Toto is to Kansas what Tito was to the Jackson 5: A constant source of jokes. But no one in Kansas finds them funny.
Kansas: tornado or no tornado, life goes on.
No Kansan is safe. They may not have to fear the petty theft of the city, but they know that in every shadowy valley, a tornado lurks, ready to pounce and whisk them away to a faraway land at any moment.