Neighborhoods are flattened and buildings are on fire after a mile-wide tornado moved through the Oklahoma City area Monday, May 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS News)

Joplin Police, Firefighters Head to Oklahoma

The team consists of about a dozen police and firefighters. It will conduct a needs assessment and help determine areas in which Moore needs further assistance.


Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Joplin Gets $2.4M To Deal With Soil Problems

The money will help Joplin test and cleanup soil that was contaminated with lead and cadmium during the EF-5 tornado that ripped through it.



In-Home Steel Shelters Bring New Twist To Tornado Safety

Above ground boxes can hold 2-5 people.


A stone altar sits among the debris of the tornado-damaged 110-year-old St. Joseph's Catholic Church on March 1, 2012 in Ridgeway, Illinois. According to reports, at least 13 people died as severe weather swept through the middle of the country on February 28.  (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New Tornado Warnings Aim To Scare

In a test that starts Monday, weather service offices in will use words such as “mass devastation,” ”unsurvivable” and “catastrophic” in a new kind of warning.


Joplin, Missouri Reels After F5 Tornado Devastates Town, Kills Over 130

Final Report on Joplin Tornado Due Out Today

Should contain answers to questions like “How did people respond?” and “What could have been done differently?”


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