Houses, churches, schools, businesses and homes were flattened after a tornado hit the city of Joplin on Sunday evening. Officials said at least 89 people were killed and an unknown number of people were injured during the storm.
Two Joplin natives tell stories of grief and relief after Sunday evening's tornado.
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MU Health Care and the American Red Cross Mid-Missouri Chapter have been working to provide relief for the residents of Joplin.
Hertzberg family members count their blessings after boarding up the windows of their damaged Joplin home.
Staff at St. John's Regional Medical Center helped patients evacuate after a tornado destroyed much of the building. Patients were then sent to other hospitals for treatment.
Traditional media and citizen journalists have been uploading videos of the devastation in Joplin to YouTube. Here are a couple of those videos.
Arkansas offers assistance to Joplin as severe storms tear through state.
After the tornado leveled her hometown, MU student and Missourian reporter Eliza Smith packed up her car and headed home.
Boone County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 6 p.m. Monday. Rainfall is expected through Wednesday.
MU senior Katy Berryman tells her account of the being in Joplin when the tornado hit Sunday evening.
The examiners are there to make sure prices are not being artificially raised for such necessities as food, water and diapers.
Here is a roundup of links providing information about the tornado that hit Joplin.
Hail and wind gusts were seen across central Missouri on Sunday night and Monday morning.
Tornado warnings has been issued from Texas to Michigan Sunday night, as the unknown death toll continues to rise.
Heavy rains Friday could cause creeks and streams to flood. Motorists are urged to use caution.
U.S. scientists looked for the fingerprints of global warming and La Nina on last month's deadly tornadoes, but couldn't find evidence to blame those oft-cited weather phenomena.