Unbelievable Aerial Photos of Joplin Tornado Destruction

This photo is actually MUCH bigger. - Image via
This photo is actually MUCH bigger.
To get the most comprehensive sense of just how badly mother nature body-slammed Joplin the other day, we recommend scrolling around on this page that The Atlantic just set up.

Yesterday, we posted some other photos (click here), and our sister paper The Dallas Observer has its own slideshow.

But the aerial shots at The Atlantic show a level of devastation that other images haven't been able to capture.

Scroll to read more St. Louis Metro News articles (1)
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.


Join Riverfront Times Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.