Madison County Emergency Management

Madison County Emergency Management Madison County Emergency Management covers the areas of the City of Fredericktown, City of Marquand and Madison County Missouri

10/29/2018

If you are in need of electronic for medical devices a shelter is open at Calvery Church. Bring your medical equipment, medicine, and personal supplies with you. Pillow and blanket would be helpful. We have cots. Call 573-783-1131 if you have transportation issues.

04/03/2018

Madison County is under a TORNADO Watch until 8 p.m. The window for the severe weather is 2-5 pm per National Weather Service Paducah. Please be safe.

12/23/2017

Madison County Commission have lifted the Burn Ban. Please continue to be cautious with all open burning and with hot ashes from fireplaces and furnaces. Merry Christmas

12/22/2017

Even though we have had some rain, we are still under a burn ban. Merry Christmas to all.

PRECAUTIONS:
As the weather has turned colder be careful with ashes from fireplaces and furnaces. Pour water on hot and warm ashes to assure they are not flamable.

Down timber and under story growth are a high concern for our county for brush or wild fires

12/22/2017

Even though we have had some rain, we are still under a burn ban. Merry Christmas to all.

Madison County Commission in cooperation with the MO State Fire Marshal's office has issued a BURN BAN for Madison County effective December 14, 2017 until further notice. Violators can be charged.

PRECAUTIONS:
As the weather has turned colder be careful with ashes from fireplaces and furnaces. Pour water on hot and warm ashes to assure they are not flamable.

Down timber and under story growth are a high concern for our county for brush or wild fires

12/20/2017

Madison County Commission in cooperation with the MO State Fire Marshal's office has issued a BURN BAN for Madison County effective December 14, 2017 until further notice. Violators can be charged.

PRECAUTIONS:
As the weather has turned colder be careful with ashes from fireplaces and furnaces. Pour water on hot and warm ashes to assure they are not flamable.

Down timber and under story growth are a high concern for our county for brush or wild fires

12/15/2017

Madison County Commission in cooperation with the MO State Fire Marshal's office has issued a BURN BAN for Madison County effective December 14, 2017 until further notice. Violators can be charged.

PRECAUTIONS:
As the weather has turned colder be careful with ashes from fireplaces and furnaces. Pour water on hot and warm ashes to assure they are not flamable.

Down timber and under story growth are a high concern for our county for brush or wild fires.

12/13/2017

Daily Fire danger is now a part of the J98 morning-noon-evening weather report. Thank you J98 for making this information from the National Forestry Service readily available to our county.

05/03/2017
Madison County Emergency Management

Madison County Emergency Management

To report home and property damage from the flood
1. Home issues: 573-783-2747 Ext 3002 Madison Co EMD
2. Farm issues: 573-756-6488 Farm Services Agency

05/03/2017

To report home and property damage from the flood
1. Home issues: 573-783-2747 Ext 3002 Madison Co EMD
2. Farm issues: 573-756-6488 Farm Services Agency

04/29/2017
Madison County Emergency Management

Madison County Emergency Management

Severe Weather threat throughout today remains at enhanced. Wind to pick up through afternoon with wind gust 20+ miles per hour.
Power outages possible. Be prepared

04/29/2017

Severe Weather threat throughout today remains at enhanced. Wind to pick up through afternoon with wind gust 20+ miles per hour.
Power outages possible. Be prepared

04/29/2017

Rain is expected to continue throughout the day.

Turn Around...Don't Drown

04/27/2017
Madison County Emergency Management

Madison County Emergency Management

National Weather Service-St. Louis has issued a flood watch for Madison County Friday evening through Sunday evening. The potential for severe weather is also possible.

Prepare for Flash Flooding now:
1. If your basement has the potential to flood, remove items from the basement that would be ruined or place high enough that flood waters will not reach them.

2. If you live along a creek especially in Fredericktown or Marqunad that would reach your auto, move to higher ground overnight.

3. DO NOT CROSS FLOOD WATERS. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN. Flash flooding can wash your auto off a road or bridge at minimal depths. Bridges and road ways may be washed out and not visable.

4. Be prepared for severe weather. Food and water for each person and pet for 3-5 days.

5. Stay alert. Listen for more information.

04/27/2017

National Weather Service-St. Louis has issued a flood watch for Madison County Friday evening through Sunday evening. The potential for severe weather is also possible.

Prepare for Flash Flooding now:
1. If your basement has the potential to flood, remove items from the basement that would be ruined or place high enough that flood waters will not reach them.

2. If you live along a creek especially in Fredericktown or Marqunad that would reach your auto, move to higher ground overnight.

3. DO NOT CROSS FLOOD WATERS. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN. Flash flooding can wash your auto off a road or bridge at minimal depths. Bridges and road ways may be washed out and not visable.

4. Be prepared for severe weather. Food and water for each person and pet for 3-5 days.

5. Stay alert. Listen for more information.

04/19/2017

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4. Stay Prepared

03/01/2017

Tornado warning till 10 for southeast Madison County

02/27/2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern and
central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few severe thunderstorms are possible tonight, mainly across
southeast and central Missouri. Large hail is the primary severe
weather threat.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Severe thunderstorms are possible across the region Tuesday
afternoon and night. The greatest risk is across southeast
Missouri and southwest Illinois. The primary severe weather
threat is large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is possible tonight.

Madison County Emergency Management
02/17/2017

Madison County Emergency Management

02/16/2017

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 1100 AM until 600 PM today across
parts of central and east central Missouri due to forecast
sustained winds in excess of 15 mph, relative humidity dropping
lower than 25 percent, and dry fuels. These conditions are
favorable for the rapid spread and growth of uncontrolled
wildfires.

Elevated fire danger due to wind of 12 to 15 mph and relative
humidity less than 30 percent combined with dry fuels exists
across much of the remainder of the area.

DO NOT BURN BE CAREFUL OF HOT ASHES FROM WOOD STOVES

NWS Weather Story
02/06/2017
NWS Weather Story

NWS Weather Story

US Dept of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNational Weather Service Central Region Headquarters7220 NW 101st TerraceKansas City, MO 64153Comments? Questions? Please Contact Us.

01/12/2017
Madison County Emergency Management

Madison County Emergency Management

BE PREPARED FOR A POWER OUTAGE!
Should the power go off, DO NOT CALL 911 to ask how long the power will be out.
911 is for EMERGENCY ONLY

Before you go to bed tonight:
1. Have water for 5 days
1 gallon of water per person per day
1 gallon of water per pet per day
2. Have food that doen't have to be cooked through Saturday
if you do not have a gas stove or alternative cooking methods.
3. Have all of your electronic devises charged
4. Have flashlights checked to insure they are working
5. If you have a generator, be sure and hook it up outside of your home. This includes not putting the generator in an inclosed garage.
6. Stay off the roads until they are safe to travel on. This may not be until Saturday depending on the temperatures.
7. Check on neighbors and the elderly and disabled.

The Madison County Shelter will be at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church at 216 South Main. The Shelter will open ONLY if we have a power outage and when it is safe to travel.

In the event of a power outage and you have public water supply, City of Fredericktown, City of Marquand or Madison County Public Water District: CONSERVE WATER. This includes flushing your toilets.

Be Safe

01/12/2017
Madison County Emergency Management

Madison County Emergency Management

Ice storm with potential Power Outage

If you require oxygen: Have enough to last through Monday!!
Have enough medicine to last until at least Monday

01/12/2017

Ice storm with potential Power Outage

If you require oxygen: Have enough to last through Monday!!
Have enough medicine to last until at least Monday

01/12/2017

BE PREPARED FOR A POWER OUTAGE!
Should the power go off, DO NOT CALL 911 to ask how long the power will be out.
911 is for EMERGENCY ONLY

Before you go to bed tonight:
1. Have water for 5 days
1 gallon of water per person per day
1 gallon of water per pet per day
2. Have food that doen't have to be cooked through Saturday
if you do not have a gas stove or alternative cooking methods.
3. Have all of your electronic devises charged
4. Have flashlights checked to insure they are working
5. If you have a generator, be sure and hook it up outside of your home. This includes not putting the generator in an inclosed garage.
6. Stay off the roads until they are safe to travel on. This may not be until Saturday depending on the temperatures.
7. Check on neighbors and the elderly and disabled.

The Madison County Shelter will be at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church at 216 South Main. The Shelter will open ONLY if we have a power outage and when it is safe to travel.

In the event of a power outage and you have public water supply, City of Fredericktown, City of Marquand or Madison County Public Water District: CONSERVE WATER. This includes flushing your toilets.

Be Safe

01/11/2017
Madison County Emergency Management

Madison County Emergency Management

National Weather Service-St. Louis has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Madison County. The storm will probably be upgraded by Thursday morning to a warning!

1/4 to 1/2 inch of ice accumulation is expected for our area, with the system begining about 3 am Friday and warming above freezing mid day.

This event is comparable or even more significant than the December 16th ice storm which contributed to 11 Missouri deaths.

Road Conditions will be hazardous.

PLEASE DO NOT TRAVEL. YOUR LIFE MATTERS!

As more information is available regarding rain or freezing rain on Saturday, updates will be posted..

01/11/2017

National Weather Service-St. Louis has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Madison County. The storm will probably be upgraded by Thursday morning to a warning!

1/4 to 1/2 inch of ice accumulation is expected for our area, with the system begining about 3 am Friday and warming above freezing mid day.

This event is comparable or even more significant than the December 16th ice storm which contributed to 11 Missouri deaths.

Road Conditions will be hazardous.

PLEASE DO NOT TRAVEL. YOUR LIFE MATTERS!

As more information is available regarding rain or freezing rain on Saturday, updates will be posted..

01/11/2017
Madison County Emergency Management

Madison County Emergency Management

National Weather Services - St. Louis has issued a..

.WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAINT LOUIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...A WINTER STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BRING SIGNIFICANT
ICING FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...MORE THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF ICE WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES...
OVERPASSES...AND UNTREATED ROADS. PARKING LOTS AND SIDEWALKS
WILL BECOME SLIPPERY AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ADVANCED NOTICE THAT THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER EXISTS IN THE WATCH AREA...BUT IT DOES NOT
MEAN IT IS A CERTAINTY. THOSE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BEGIN
PREPARING IN CASE THE STORM DOES MATERIALIZE. IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL
PLANNED...YOU MAY WANT TO ADJUST YOUR TRAVEL TIME TO AVOID THE
STORM. ALSO...YOU SHOULD USE THIS ADVANCED NOTICE TO MAKE CERTAIN
YOUR VEHICLE IS WINTERIZED. MAKE PREPARATIONS AT HOME BY STOCKING
EMERGENCY SUPPLIES...SUCH AS FOOD...MEDICINE...AND EXTRA HEATING
FUEL...JUST IN CASE THE STORM MAKES TRAVEL IMPOSSIBLE. THIS IS
ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT FOR THOSE LIVING IN RURAL AREAS.

01/11/2017

National Weather Services - St. Louis has issued a..

.WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAINT LOUIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...A WINTER STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BRING SIGNIFICANT
ICING FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...MORE THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF ICE WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES...
OVERPASSES...AND UNTREATED ROADS. PARKING LOTS AND SIDEWALKS
WILL BECOME SLIPPERY AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ADVANCED NOTICE THAT THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER EXISTS IN THE WATCH AREA...BUT IT DOES NOT
MEAN IT IS A CERTAINTY. THOSE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BEGIN
PREPARING IN CASE THE STORM DOES MATERIALIZE. IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL
PLANNED...YOU MAY WANT TO ADJUST YOUR TRAVEL TIME TO AVOID THE
STORM. ALSO...YOU SHOULD USE THIS ADVANCED NOTICE TO MAKE CERTAIN
YOUR VEHICLE IS WINTERIZED. MAKE PREPARATIONS AT HOME BY STOCKING
EMERGENCY SUPPLIES...SUCH AS FOOD...MEDICINE...AND EXTRA HEATING
FUEL...JUST IN CASE THE STORM MAKES TRAVEL IMPOSSIBLE. THIS IS
ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT FOR THOSE LIVING IN RURAL AREAS.

12/17/2016

National Weather Service St Louis is predicting another round of freezing rain/drizzle with sleet and snow overnight. Temperature will drop below freezing around 5pm.

Will not warm up above freezing through Sunday

If you are traveling keep abreast of the temperatures

Best bet is to be home by 5pm

Drive safe, be prepared with blanket food and water flashlight and cell phone charger in case you get stranded

08/13/2016

Rain totals through Monday keep increasing. Saturday morning it is now 4-7 inches. Keep watch on potential flooding.

Turn around..Don't drown

08/13/2016

National Weather Service has issues a flood watch Saturday morning through Monday morning. 3-6 inches of rain is expected during the watch period. Stay informed through NWS or local media.

Turn around...Don't drown

BE ADVISED: A major communications degradation at the national level could prevent or delay your reception of NWS Warnin...
07/13/2016
US National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky

BE ADVISED: A major communications degradation at the national level could prevent or delay your reception of NWS Warnings and other alerts, OTHER THAN via WEATHER RADIO. Therefore please ensure you (and others) have a weather radio to receive warnings. We will also post any alerts on Facebook, Twitter & NWSChat. For Facebook see https://www.facebook.com/NWSPaducah and for twitter see http://twitter.com/NWSPaducah We also have comms capability with NAWAS (mainly state police), MOSWIN for MO, Starcomm for IL and the DES Regional Radio for KY - for emergency managers and others utilizing each of these systems.

Facebook posts do not always reflect the most current information. For current official info, visit: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/pah.

05/16/2016

Today: Showers likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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Fredericktown, MO
63645

Telephone

(573) 783-1131

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