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Severe Weather Information


In the event of a tornado warning, the West Plains School District FEMA tornado safe rooms are available at the following locations:

South Fork Elementary (entrance located at the rear of the building)
West Plains Middle School (entrance located at the front of building)

During times of extended tornado watches, the shelters will open when weather spotters are sent out (approximately one hour before weather is scheduled to arrive).

For more information on the tornado safe rooms, go to