The Joplin Missouri Tornado

On May 22, 2011 in Joplin missouri there was a tornado at level 5 on the Fujita scale. 158 people died and over a thousand people injured.The tornado was on the ground for 22.1 miles and lasted about 38 minutes with wind speeds of 200 miles per hour. Around 7,000 homes  were destroyed not including businesses or public buildings.At full strength,the tornado can crushed homes and swept them from their foundations steel reinforced concrete porches and driveways were lifted and tossed. This shows just how strong and deadly tornadoes can be so if there is one happening be careful