One Year Later: Red Cross Continues to Help Joplin Recover from 2011 Tornado

Monday, May 21, 2012 — On May 22, 2011, the lives and landscape of Joplin, Missouri, were changed forever. “I will never forget the color of the sky that evening as my family and I stood outside our Springfield home and looked to the west. It was multi-colored reds and oranges, as if the sky…… Continue reading One Year Later: Red Cross Continues to Help Joplin Recover from 2011 Tornado

Have You Prepared for Tornado Season?

It is Tornado Season and we are in the thick of it.  There have already been multiple tornadoes in the U.S. this year, some rating as high as F3 and F4.  Tornadoes are rated by a scale F0 (weakest) to F5 (strongest). A tornado with a damage level of F3 occurred this spring, starting in Tennessee and Central Kentucky, and later extending to Central/Southern Indiana…… Continue reading Have You Prepared for Tornado Season?