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Severe Weather: Don’t Ignore the Risks

By UNMC, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health They happen frequently during summer months, severe thunderstorm warnings. And it can be easy to...

Washington Street Building Vacated Due to Flood Damage

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com A foot. 12.02 inches to be exact. According to Accuweather.com, that’s how much rain Ava had in May of 2020. On May 22nd alone...

May Weather Brings Flooding, Storms, Hail, Fluctuating Temps 

At some point during the month of May most of us probably revisited our youth and those rhyming school day lyrics, and the chant...

Storm Sirens to be Tested on May 13

The Ava / Douglas County Emergency Management office will be testing the storm alert sirens on Wednesday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m. If severe weather...

Mansfield School Damaged

Jones/Herald photos Local volunteers were quick to respond to the Mansfield R-IV campus Tuesday morning to repair and clean-up after high winds hit the area Monday...

Tornadoes in April

Despite an active start to the 2020 tornado season in January and February, the number of tornadoes in March reverted to the average –...

Jonesboro, AR Hit by One of 24 Tornadoes

A violent outburst of weather erupted across parts of the U.S. heartland over the weekend as two dozen tornadoes were reported across several states...

Statewide Tornado Drill March 3; Spring Weather Awareness March 2-6

Missouri and Kansas are hosting the annual statewide tornado drill on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 10 a.m.   Throughout the state, the drill provides...

Prepare Now for Spring Flooding

Review your flood coverage or consider a new policy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to the National Weather Service, there is the potential for Missouri...

Severe Weather Targets Southern US, Ozarks Included

A winter storm system traveling through the area from southeast Kansas brought torrential rains and severe weather to the Ozarks on Jan. 10-11.  The...
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