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Governor Parson signs Executive Order activating State Emergency Operations Plan

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Governor Mike Parson has signed Executive Order 23-03, activating the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan and Missouri National Guard in response to severe weather.

Parts of Missouri have experienced severe weather with more forecasted across the state during the weekend.

“As areas across the state are already beginning to be impacted by severe weather, we want to ensure all necessary state resources are available if extreme disruptions and damage were to affect our communities,” Governor Parson said.

“While we pray for Missourians’ safety and that extensive response efforts will not be needed, state government must always be prepared. We stand ready to assist and urge all Missourians to heed weather warnings and to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones.”

Executive Order 23-03 will expire on April 30, 2023, unless otherwise terminated or extended.

To view Executive Order 23-03, click here.

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