Historic missouri numbers dating back to1988
Mary's Catholic Church and School, and Joplin High School were all destroyed along this corridor.
A large church, Greenbriar Nursing Home, Franklin Technology Center, St.
Six fatalities were reported there, and the nine-story building was so damaged that it was deemed structurally compromised, and was later torn down.
An engineering survey of the building revealed that the foundation and underpinning system were damaged beyond repair.
It heavily damaged several homes at a subdivision in this area at EF1 to EF2 strength.
The tornado continued to strengthen as it ripped through another subdivision just east of Iron Gates Rd.
Only the concrete vault remained at the bank, and a wooden 2x4 was found speared completely through a concrete curb at one location as well.