Where did the Joplin tornado hit?

How far did the Joplin tornado go?

Editor’s note: At 5:41 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2011, a tornado touched down on the western edge of Joplin and destroyed roughly one-third of the city along its 13 mile-long path to the eastern edge of town and into the neighboring town of Duquesne and rural Jasper County.

What of the city of Joplin Missouri was destroyed in a tornado 10 years ago?

Ten years ago, one of the deadliest tornadoes in the country devastated Joplin. The EF5 tornado tore a 6-mile long path through the city on May 22, 2011, injuring more than 1,000 people, killing 158 and obliterating a third of the city.

How long did it take to recover from Joplin tornado?

Rebuild Joplin officially announced that the end to their housing recovery mission was in sight for Dec. 6, just over three years after the tornado. Rebuild Joplin had completed 180 homes.

Is Walmart safe during a tornado?

We are committed to the safety and security of our associates and customers and we never hesitate to interrupt business if a tornado is imminent.

Is Joplin MO safe?

With a crime rate of 78 per one thousand residents, Joplin has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes – from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One’s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 13.

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