Report on Taneycomo Flooding

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
by BransonAlerts BRANSON, Mo. – Heavy rainfall has caused flash flooding across the community. Table Rock Dam continues to flow 20 thousand cubic feet per second. The Corps is working to keep this flow, however, additional rainfall expected this evening may require additional flow increased between 8 pm and 4 am. Again, we urge residents and businesses that have been in the flood areas before or within one block to secure personal property
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Red Cross opens shelters across flooded areas of the Ozarks

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
The American Red Cross of Southern Missouri has opened two shelters, one in Anderson, Mo and one in Branson, Mo., to assist people affected by ... ...read more Source:: Google – Branson News
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Lightning Damages TCAD Communications Center

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release HOLLISTER, Mo. – Late Friday night, during a severe thunderstorm, TCAD Paramedics took a lightning strike, either directly to or in the near vicinity of, the radio tower at the district headquarters. TCAD Communications Center sustained significant equipment damage due to the lightning strike. “All of our communications equipment was grounded, shielded and surge protected, which probably limited the damage. Experts will ag
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Greene Co. Drivers Urged to Use Caution

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Drivers are urged to use extreme caution while traveling, as numerous roads are closed throughout Greene County, including some major intersections in Springfield. City of Springfield is under a Flash Flood Emergency until 6:45 p.m. and under a Flash Flood Warning until 12:30 a.m. An additional 2”- 3” of rainfall is expected to fall throughout the evening hours, leading to additional widespread flooding
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Street Closings in Hollister

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton HOLLISTER, Mo. – The City of Hollister has closed BB Highway from Business 65 to Knox Avenue due to flooding. Officials also advise that Railroad Avenue, Old Mill Road and Hidden Valley Road are covered. Drivers are asked to stay clear of these areas for their own safety. ...read more Source:: HomeTown News Feed
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Reeds Spring Closes Main Street

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton REEDS SPRING, Mo. – The City of Reeds Spring is closing Main Street (Highway 413 through town) due to flooding. Reeds Spring Mayor Kevin Hayward: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/04/29160339/Kevin-Hayward-042917.mp3 — ...read more Source:: HomeTown News Feed
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Shelter Opening at Branson United Methodist Church

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton BRANSON, Mo. – An emergency shelter is opening up at the Branson United Methodist Church, 1208 West Highway 76. Taney County Emergency Management Director Chris Berndt says this is in cooperation with the Red Cross… http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/04/29150917/Chris-Berndt-N255.mp3 Berndt points out the Branson United Methodist Church shelter is the only emergency shelter in Taney
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Road Closures in Douglas, Ozark Counties

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton AVA, Mo. – MoDOT has closed several state routes in Douglas and Ozark Counties due to flooding: Douglas County: Route 76-near Route 95 to east of Route C Route EE-at North Fork River; near Route AD Route FF-at Hunter Creek; near Route 14 Route U-at Bryant Creek; south of Olathia Route Y-at Cowskin Creek; approximately 3.5 miles after Route 76 Ozark County: Route 181-at Bryant Creek at Sycamore Route 95-at Bryant Creek; betw
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Barry Co. EMD Talks Flash Flooding in Cassville

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton Barry County Emergency Management Director David Compton shares information about the current flash flood situation in and around Cassville… http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/04/29140416/David-Compton-042917.mp3 ...read more Source:: HomeTown News Feed
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Overnight Storm Damage in SW Missouri & NW Arkansas

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton OZARKS – The National Weather Service has received several storm damage reports from Friday evening, within the Lakes Area and Ozark Mountain Country. Reports came in from the Mansfield area in Douglas County, near Highlandville in Christian County, and from the Seligman area in Barry County, where emergency management officials reported quarter-size hail. Large hail and lightning activity was reported in the Hollister and B
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