Tornado Statistics - May 22, 2011 - Joplin, MO
5:34 pm: Touches down west of Joplin
5:41 pm: Reaches Cunningham Park
Highest Classification: EF5
Wind Speed: Excess 200+ mph
Duration: 38 Minutes
Length: 13 Miles
Peak Width: 3/4+ Mile
Lives Lost: 161
Injured: Over 1,000
Trees Destroyed: 18,000+
Buildings Destroyed: 8,000
Debris: 3,000,000 Cubic Yards
Registered Volunteers: 126,804
Volunteer Hours: 775,000
Pets Displaced: 1,308
Pets Returned: 529
7th Deadliest Tornado in US History
Erected by TKF Foundation and the City of Joplin.
Location. 37° 3.831′ N, 94° 31.801′ W. Marker is in Joplin, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker is on Maiden Lane north of 26th Street/Gabby Street Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is part of the Butterfly Garden and Overlook. Marker is at or near this postal address: Cunningham Park, Joplin MO 64804, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Recovery Efforts: After the Storm (here, next to this marker); Survivor Quotes (here, next to this marker); St. John's Regional Medical Center
Also see . . .
1. National Geographic 2015 - Witness Joplin Tornado Full Documentary HD 2015. (Submitted on October 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Technical Investigation of the May 22, 2011, Tornado in Joplin, Missouri. (Submitted on October 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on October 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.