Less than 48 hours after Joplin Missouri was struck by a massive tornado, the National Weather Service is predicting more storms for Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma today.

 The Joplin tornado is being called the “worst tornado on record” in the 61 years of recoed keeping cutting a swath of distruction 4 miles long and 3/4 of a mile wide. Death tolls are at 116 but expected to rise. More than 1150 wounded people have been treated at are hospitals.

More than 2000 buildings were damaged in the city of 50,000 residents. Winds of close to 200mph were reported in the storms. Rescue efforts Monday were hampered by rain as hundreds of exhausted rescue workers combed through the debris.