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Pettis County storm shelters are location at various locations around town and vary in capacity, able to shelter from 600-3000 people at a time.  The shelters will be available when Pettis County has been placed under a Tornado Watch, and will remain open until the watch expires or has been cancelled.  Information concerning whether or not residents should go to the shelter will be broadcast on Newstalk 1050 KSIS, as well as 1490 and available online via Nixle.  You can also “Like” Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency on Facebook for Storm shelter status.

Pettis County residents are advised to bring a foldable lawn chair to the shelter since there are no seats provided.  Small items and toys for children are allowed in the shelters.  For the safety of all occupants, no smoking, alcohol or animals will not be allowed in the shelter with the exception of service animals.

More information about the shelters can be found here.

For more information, please contact Dave Clippert, Director of the Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency at 660-827-4800 ex. 1 or at