State Emergency Management Agency News Release

JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, GOVERNOR

Contact:

MICHAEL BARRETT, SEMA DIRECTOR

News Release ID: N09140007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON CITY

April 03, 2014

Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency in response to severe and dangerous weather

Governor urges Missourians to follow weather reports and be prepared for severe weather

Gov. Jay Nixon today declared a state of emergency in Missouri as a widespread severe weather system continued to move across the state, bringing heavy rain, hail, high winds, flooding and flash flooding, and at least one reported tornado. The heavy rain associated with the severe weather has already led to several water rescues along flooded streams and rivers. Another round of severe weather is forecast for much of the state today.

Continue reading the news release from the office of Gov. Nixon:

http://governor.mo.gov/news/archive/gov-nixon-declares-state-emergency-response-severe-and-dangerous-weather-0

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For more information, call (573) 751-4819 or e-mail mike.oconnell@dps.mo.gov