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Red Cross Sheltering Flood Evacuees

ST. ROBERT, Mo. -- More than two dozen people are being cared for after being evacuated from their homes in the Waynesville and St. Robert area today.
ST. ROBERT, Mo. -- More than two dozen people are being cared for after being evacuated from their homes in the Waynesville and St. Robert area today.

The families were forced from their homes by flooding along Roubidoux and Mitchell Creek.

The Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross has a shelter set up at the St. Robert Community Center, at 114 J H Williamson Drive.  Shelter officials report about 25 people are being care for there with meals and dry clothing.

The Westside Baptist Church in Waynesville also opened its door early today for people fleeing the flood water.

UPDATE at 4:30 p.m.

The American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter shelter in St. Robert will be open overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday to assist area residents impacted by Tuesday morning’s flash flooding.

Red Cross volunteers are staffing the shelter, which had 27 clients as of noon Tuesday.

The Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant is donating the food for tonight’s dinner. A local radio station donated pizza for Tuesday’s lunch.
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