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Deadly Tornado Strikes Joplin, Missouri

The city of Joplin, MO is reeling today after a powerful tornado spun through a densely populated part of town. This image, from GOES East at 2345Z, shows the storm system moments before spawning the tornado, estimated to have struck shortly before 6:00 pm CST. Many houses, school buildings and the St. John Medical Center sustained major damage.

Deadly Tornado Strikes Joplin, Missouri
 
 
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Keywords:Tornado, Joplin Missouri, GOES-13, 2011.05.22
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Deadly Tornado Strikes Joplin, Missouri
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