OZARK, Mo. — Around 8:40 p.m. last night a tornado is believed to have touched down in the Waterford Subdivision in Ozark. An estimated one hundred homes have been damaged, approximately two dozen homes have severe damage, along with several cars and trucks. Three people were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Ozark Police are saying that if you don’t live in the neighborhood or have family in the area to stay clear of the subdivision. Currently there are police posted at each entrance to the subdivision to maintain security and prevent looting. Officers are turning people away from the area at this time.
Christian County Emergency Management has assembled a team and will be sending them to begin collecting information and performing a damage/needs assessment. All calls from people wanting to volunteer, donate, seek help, etc should contact the Emergency Management Office at 417-582-5400.