State Emergency Management Agency News Release

JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, GOVERNOR

Contact:

MICHAEL BARRETT, SEMA DIRECTOR

News Release ID: N09140009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jefferson City

May 11, 2014

Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency in response to severe storms

With more severe storms forecast, Governor urges Missourians to monitor conditions and heed weather alerts

Gov. Jay Nixon today declared a state of emergency in response to severe weather that brought heavy rain, strong winds, and hail to many areas of the state and spawned two tornadoes. With another round of potentially dangerous weather forecast for later today, the Governor urges Missourians to monitor conditions and heed weather alerts. 

Continue reading the news release from the office of Gov. Nixon:
http://governor.mo.gov/news/archive/gov-nixon-declares-state-emergency-response-severe-storms

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