FEMA Shelter Will Be Available

FEMA Shelter Will Be Available
The FEMA Storm Shelter located on the west side of Buffalo High School at 500 W. Main Street, Buffalo, MO will be open in the event of of severe weather, even in this time of COVID-19 concerns. The storm shelter is opened to the public when a tornado watch is issued for the area and when a tornado warning is issued or the city sirens are activated. Normally, the city sirens are activated for tornado warnings in the area, but also straight line winds of 75 mph or higher, large diameter hail, or any other life threatening hazard that requires you take shelter immediately. Normal activation will last for three minutes but could continue as long as the threat to life continues.