Shelters open in Jefferson City after tornado

8 months 1 day 9 hours ago Thursday, May 23 2019 May 23, 2019 Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:42:00 AM CDT May 23, 2019 in News
By: Sydney Moran, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - The American Red Cross has opened several shelters following Wednesday's damaging tornado.

The shelters are at the following locations:

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School at at 1201 Fairground Roads
  • Upper Elementary School FEMA tornado safe room, 407 E. 15th St, Eldon MO
  • Eldon Community Center, 309 E 2nd Street, Eldon MO

If you plan to stay at the shelter, the Red Cross suggests to bring clothing, medications, and any other essentials for the next couple of days.

If you are trying to determine someone's safety, you can search for people who marked themselves as "safe" here.

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