• WEATHER ALERT Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Tornadoes rip through Midwest

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">Brent Long looks over a devastated Joplin, Mo. neighborhood as he helps a friend salvage belongings Monday, May 30, 2011. An EF-5 tornado tore through much of the city May 22, damaging a hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses and killing at least 139 people. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Charlie Riedel&#41; </span></div>
September 20, 2011 6:35:54 PM PDT