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.
The National Weather Service in St. Louis is predicting highs in the low 90's in mid-Missouri early this week.
The explosion of the levee near Cairo, Ill., has dumped floodwater onto more than 200 square miles of farmland in Missouri. The farmers won't be able to plant almost any crops in 2011.
More Mississippi River spillways may be breached to ease flooding concerns. In Cairo, Ill., the Ohio had dropped to 60 feet, about a foot and a half lower than it was at the time of the breach.
The frost may harm temperature-sensitive plants typically grown during late spring and summer.
Downpours caused more evacuations in areas where the water had been receding.