Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Neosho, Missouri Weather and forecast

Yes BonaResponds will be represented at the Hands on Disaster Response Newton County Project.

Here is a link to HODR's info on the site.

“Project Newton County” will work to help the people of Newton County, Missouri recover from a May 10th tornado that cut a wide swath of destruction. Strong winds measuring up to F-4 strength spanned the entire 30-mile length of Newton County leaving a 1/4-mile wide mark through parts of the towns of Newtonia, Granby, Racine, and Neosho. Approximately 460 houses were affected by Saturday’s disaster including close to 200 houses either completely destroyed or suffering major damage, which left them uninhabitable. Newton County also witnessed the deaths of 18 of their residents including a 21-year-old EMT Firefighter who had just rescued 3 residents from the tornado’s harm before falling prey to it himself.
News from Topix on the area:

A map:

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Here is the weather at the site:

Neosho, Missouri (64850) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground

Other info: From Wikipedia, pictures of the tornado damage from Mike, pictures from Roger.

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