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Old 02-29-2012, 10:06 PM
 
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I am just across the way from Branson. Right now they aren't letting anyone into the damaged area's. We are gearing up to help our neighbors though. As soon as it is possible to get in, we are ready to lend a hand.
I may not be able to lend a physical hand (work weird hours at the hospital), but I would love to help in any way I can. Do we know is there is a way to donate yet?
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Old 02-29-2012, 10:41 PM
 
Location: Reeds Spring, MO
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Some links can be found here Pam. And there were deaths just so you know.KY3 Breaking news, weather sports for Springfield MO and the Ozarks - ky3.com
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Old 02-29-2012, 10:52 PM
 
Location: Mojave Desert/Shell Knob
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Southwest Missouri SkyWarn FB page had info about severe weather coming on their page Feb23. They had their scanner feed going last night and kept updates on FB. John said Branson had about a 15 minute warning before the F2 hit.

Their scanner feed is active during severe weather. It is also one of the feeds available on the free Emergency Radio iPhone app, and other smart phone apps.
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Old 02-29-2012, 11:28 PM
 
Location: Table Rock Lake in the Missouri Ozarks
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Didn't know Cape Fair had sirens until they went off last night. Hope Branson is doing okay because I have to go into work there tomorrow night. So sad about the damage and fatalities from Harveyville, KS through MO to IL.
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Old 03-01-2012, 04:01 PM
 
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Keep safe all!
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:26 PM
 
Location: SW MO Aux Arcs
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We had to do some shopping today. One store is in a strip mall on 76. No shopping. No more mall. As has been noted, Jubilee's area sustained heavy damage as did the Angel Inn where we stayed when we came to look at houses several years ago. Some businesses put signs out saying they were open. Others will take massive rebuilding. It was surreal seeing heavy damage on one side of the street in places with no damage on the other side of the street. Power lines down all over and being replaced. The fighter jet aircraft outside of the Veterans Museum crash landed in front of it torn apart. Massive damage to many hotels and some theaters. Even open shopping centers had hardly any customers. While we did travel parts of the strip, for the most part we stuck to the alternative routes we locals use in season to avoid then tourist traffic.

Not a pretty sight!
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Old 03-02-2012, 06:17 AM
 
Location: SW MO
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I was told by someone from Reeds Spring that there are about 100 boats flipped over on Table Rock.
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque
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A lot of people live where you can't hear sirens (if they exist in your area). If I lived in tornado alley, I would definitely have a NOAA weather radio with the warning alarm feature. You can keep it turned off, but if the National Weather Service issues a warning, your alarm will sound. Of course, you need to live where you have NOAA weather radio reception. You can check with your local NWS office to make sure.

If the folks in Branson had a 15 minute warning...that's not far from average for a tornado warning.
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Old 03-02-2012, 02:22 PM
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Location: Madison, WI Metro Area
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Unfortunately tornado alley appears to be right over Missouri these days moreso than Kansas
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Old 03-02-2012, 07:10 PM
 
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well my parents were up and could barely hear the siren. they need more in different locations.
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