Merger of storms helped form May 22 tornado

Friday, July 22, 2011 | 7:26 p.m. CDT; updated 11:11 a.m. CDT, Sunday, July 24, 2011

JOPLIN — Amanda Kent manages the Payless Shoe Store in Pittsburg, Kan., but on the weekend of May 22 she switched jobs to manage the Payless store at 1502 S. Range Line Road.