Monster Tornado Rips Through Joplin, Missouri; Search on for Survivors | NECN

Monster Tornado Rips Through Joplin, Missouri; Search on for Survivors

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    (NECN/CNN) - The search for survivors and victims of the tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri is being complicated by a fresh round of heavy weather.

    The city has been pounded by strong winds, rain and hail. Sunday's tornado damaged thousands of buildings and left at least 89 people dead as it cut a six-mile path through Southwest Missouri.

    Jim Spellman reports.

    The Heart of Missouri United Way launched a Joplin Relief Fund, where 100 percent of all donations will be given to relief efforts in Joplin. Text "JOPLIN" to 864833 to make a $10 donation, or visit the organization's website for more information.