Because of Missouri’s geography, the state is frequently visited by natural disasters. Ice storms, tornadoes, severe storms, and flooding are all common occurrences in Missouri. This page links to resources that will help you prepare for and recover from such an event.
Emergency Phone Numbers
Highway Patrol: (800) 525-5555
Highway Patrol (cell): *55
Environmental Emergency Response: (573) 634-2436
Review past disasters and emergencies, including blizzards, tornadoes and floods.
Obtain more information and assistance related to the specific events listed below:
Plan and Prepare
Plan for a particular type of emergency by selecting the appropriate link below:
- Severe Thunderstorms
- Severe Winter Weather
- Earthquakes | Great Central U.S. Shakeout
- Heat Wave/Extreme Heat
- Hazardous Materials Incidents
Recover and Rebuild
Help Missourians recover from recent disasters by making a donation or volunteering your time.
SEMA’s “Recover and Rebuild” pages can help you find disaster assistance, avoid scams, and get involved in relief efforts by donating or volunteering.
- Assistance Resources
SEMA’s “Assistance Resources” page can help connect you with the help you need following a disaster
- Contact Your Local Emergency Management Agency
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- United Way Missouri 2-1-1
- American Red Cross
- Red Cross Shelters
- Salvation Army
Weather and Current Conditions
Maps and data help provide clarity for situational awareness.
- Weather and Current Conditions
SEMA’s “Weather and Current Conditions” page has links to Missouri specific weather and conditions monitoring
- National Weather Service
- U.S. Geological Survey
Emergency Management Professionals
Are you an emergency management professional looking for training or resources you need during an emergency? SEMA coordinates Missouri’s response to natural disasters and other emergencies. Visit the SEMA website for more information.