The information contained in these documents and fact sheets is designed to help in cleaning up homes and communities that have been affected by severe weather, floods and other natural disasters. If your questions are not addressed by the fact sheets and documents below, please call the Missouri Department of Natural Resources at 800-361-4827.

Winter Weather Safety - MO.gov

Winters in Missouri bring the potential for dangerous snow and ice storms, which can lead to hazardous driving conditions, the loss of heat and electricity and other risks to life and safety. Extended periods of sub- freezing temperatures can also pose hazards. The best way to prepare is to plan ahead and follow local weather forecasts and news reports. Learn more at Winter Weather Safety.mo.gov.

Disaster Resources

Mississippi River Flood Issues

Disaster Resources

List of Affected Areas

  • MO.gov - responding to winter weather safety
  • Check MoDOT's Traveler Info Map for weather-related road conditions, flood closures and work zone locations

Publications and Fact Sheets

Other Resources Available on the Web

Financial Assistance for Communities Affected by Severe Weather


In Missouri You Can Be "Ready in 3"

Emergencies can strike anytime. A tornado, a flood or even a terrorist attack can change lives. Missouri families, communities, businesses and schools need to take steps today to prepare for an emergency. Ready in 3 can help.

Tornado preparedness

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, they strike quickly and can cause fatalities and devastate neighborhoods in seconds. Learn what you can do to keep yourself and your family safe. Read more…

Report Flood-Related, Unmarked Containers with Unidentified Substances for Safe Removal. Such containers can also be reported to the department’s 24-hour emergency response line at 573-634-2436.

For more information on the recent historic flooding, visit mo.gov/flood-recovery. Results of the sampling conducted as a result of the Meramec River flooding of the Metropolitan Sewer District wastewater plant in Fenton is also available online.