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WJLA, May 22, 2012

Joplin tornado: One year later

It was a year ago Tuesday that Joplin, Mo. was the site of one of the most devastating tornadoes in American history. The twister, which reports say stretched nearly a mile wide, killed 161 people.

Clouds From Storm System That Spawned Joplin Tornado

These are the clouds which where a part of a storm system which caused massive tornadoes in the northeast Oklahoma and Joplin area on May 22, 2011.