Tornado Assistance Still Available In Missouri

(Jefferson City) The Missouri Emergency Operations Center is still active and responding to local needs after the series of tornadoes that swept across the state Friday night.

At least two people died and hundreds of homes and buildings were heavily damaged.

At one point, more than 30 thousand customers were without power.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has been conducting door-to-door searches for possible victims and the Missouri Department of Transportation has been helping clear debris and reopen highways.

Governor Mike Parson is among those who have spoken with President Biden about coordinating state and federal resources for the communities that were hit.