Tornado death toll rises in Joplin, MO
POSTED: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 12:15pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:02pm
JOPLIN, MO — The death toll from a monster tornado that ravaged Joplin, Missouri, rose to 125 on Wednesday as tornadoes overnight in nearby states caused at least 13 more deaths. The Storm Prediction Center has another "particularly dangerous situation" bulletin posted for this afternoon in parts of the midwest. This means that there is the potential for large hail, destructive winds, and tornadoes are likely, with some devastating long track tornadoes possible. Parts of North Louisiana are in the slight risk area for severe weather today.