2011 – EF5 Tornado strikes Joplin, MO

When:
May 22, 2017 all-day
2017-05-22T00:00:00-07:00
2017-05-23T00:00:00-07:00
Cost:
Free

On Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF-5 tornado hit the city of Joplin, Mo., leaving an estimated 157 people dead. The Joplin tornado is the deadliest single tornado since modern recordkeeping began in 1950 and is ranked as the 7th deadliest in U.S. history.

Aerial image of path of Joplin tornado