Joplin

May 13, 2016 5:08 PM

The gathering storm: Tracing the trail of Joplin’s killer tornado

The savage storm was born in a monster low-pressure system that formed 4,000 miles away

Forecasters at Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla. knew deadly storms were likely May 22, but where?

This story was originally published Dec. 11, 2011

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