“There was no warning,” Clouse said. “The sky turned completely green, and clouds rolled in. I thought there would be rain, but then all the windows blew out of the houses.”
The storm destroyed most of Mill Street, ripping off roofs, uprooting trees and throwing debris around utility poles.
Monday, May 12, 2008
Globe features eyewitness account of tornado hitting Newtonia City Hall
Derrick Clouse of Newtonia watched as City Hall exploded and offered this version to the Joplin Globe: