State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

Tornado Drill

Annual statewide tornado drill set for March 5th

The annual tornado drill will be held next week as part of the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says Grundy County will participate in the drill which will be held on Tuesday morning, March 5th at 10 o’clock, Severe Weather Preparedness Week is Sunday […]

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State Emergency Management Agency training to be held in area communities

Multiple State Emergency Management Agency Training and Exercise Management System training will be held in the next month. The offerings include Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Disaster Management at Calvary Baptist Church of Chillicothe Thursday from 8 to 5 o’clock. The eight-hour awareness-level course is an introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems use in disaster management. The […]

Storm Spotter Training

Storm spotter training to be held in Unionville

The Putnam County Health Department and Putnam County Emergency Management will host a SkyWARN Storm Spotter Training in Unionville next week. A National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist will present information at the free session in the Putnam County R-1 Middle School auditorium the night of March 6th at 7 o’clock.

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Pipeline Association of Missouri to hold public meetings in Chillicothe and Kirksville

The Pipeline Association of Missouri, in cooperation with the Missouri Emergency Response Commission, is having public meetings next month in Chillicothe and Kirksville for local emergency responders who have pipelines within jurisdictions. Meetings are March 20th at the Comfort Inn Suites in Chillicothe and the following day, March 21st, at the Days Inn of Kirksville. […]