Deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history

Published On: May 31 2011 03:09:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 17 2014 08:49:13 AM CDT

Take a look at the 10 deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, according to the NOAA.

Joplin tornado damage May 26, 2011
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7. Joplin, Mo. (2011) -- The twister leveled homes and businesses and killed 161* people. *CNN and other news outlets have listed the death toll at 161; NOAA lists the toll at 158.

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