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Lake / Flood Information
Updated 2015-08-10 20:00:00



Emergency Management Meetings are held the third Thursday of every even numbered month.

Meetings are at 10:00 a.m. at a selected restaurant in Taney County and are followed by the County LEPC meeting.




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For weather radios at 29.95 check with local Country Mart stores.

For weather radios at varying prices check with Radio Shack and discount retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, or K-Mart.




Major Hazards in Taney County include:
Tornadoes
Flash Floods
Earthquakes
Chemical Spills / Releases
Winter Storms
Dam Failure

Go to this Taney County Page! Jan 30, 2006 - Taney County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
About FEMA Multi-Hazard Mitigation Planning

The 4 phases of Emergency Management are:
Mitigation
Preparedness
Response
Recovery




Storm Sirens

Sirens are designed to be heard when citizens are outside their home or business, so they may take immediate shelter. People inside of homes or businesses will not always hear them. People indoors should rely on radio, television, cable override, and alert radios to keep them informed and let the sirens inform those out of doors.

The City of Branson is covered by seventeen (17) sirens and conducts tests the second Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m.; unless there is questionable weather then it is the third Wednesday. The City of Springfield also conducts siren tests at this time.

The City of Forsyth is covered by three (3) sirens and also tests on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m.

Taneyville and Rockaway Beach are covered by one (1) siren each.



The Office of Emergency Management maintains and annually updates the Local Emergency Operations Plan outlining multiple agencies responsibilities during a disaster.

Taney County houses a Homeland Security Response Team funded through Federal Department of Homeland Security Grant money.

Documents associated with the office of the Emergency Management

    Informational Literature   
    Go to this Taney County Page! Jul 11, 2012 - 2012 Taney County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft
    Go to this Taney County Page! Mar 05, 2012 - 2012 Leap Day Tornado Informational Flyer
    Go to this Taney County Page! Jan 30, 2006 - Taney County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
221 Jefferson Road - Branson, MO 65616
132 David Street - Forsyth, MO 65653

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