Springfield, MO – The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross will open a shelter at the chapter office this evening at 6 p.m. The need for the shelter was defined by Ryan Nicholls, Greene County Emergency Manager and Chris Harmon, Director of Emergency Services for the chapter, due to the closing of Interstate 44 and stranded travelers.
SHELTER LOCATION: 1545 N. West Bypass, Springfield, MO 65803
The shelter will remain open till further notice.
For more information, contact Joann Moore, Public Relations for the chapter at (417) 832-9500 Ext. 107
American Red Cross
1545 N. West Bypass
Springfield, MO 65803
417-832-9500, ext. 107
Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, wind-driven snow that lasts for several days. Some winter storms are large enough to affect several states, while others affect only a single community. Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low temperatures and sometimes by strong winds, icing, sleet and freezing rain.
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