Missouri Governor Mike Parson declares state of emergency


After severe storms move through the state of Missouri, the governor declares a state of emergency.

Tornadoes, straight-line winds, hail, heavy rainfall and flooding are causing severe damage across the state. 

The National Weather Service is forecasting more flooding situations across creeks, rivers and streams. They’re also saying more rain is on the way, creating more issues later this week.

The governor is continuing to work with local agencies to direct resources as needed. Governor Mike Parson has also activated the Missouri State Operations Plan allowing state agencies to coordinate directly with local agencies.

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