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May 24, 2011JOPLIN, MO |  By: Wayman

Tornado Lessons

Examining the historic Joplin tornado will provide volumes of information and learning for residents including all of us in tornado alley.

Randy sChmid is a science writer for the associated press and says the term "Rain Wrapped" is fairly common in the Midwest, and can also be deadly.

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Schmid adds heading for shelter is critical, as there are very few homes that can withstand a direct hit from strong tornadoes like Joplin experienced.