Photo courtesy of Missouri Lieutenant Mike Kehoe

Lt. Governor Signs State of Emergency Due to Flooding

Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe declared a State of Emergency because of severe flooding in the St. Louis area.

He signed Executive Order 22-05 on Tuesday, on behalf of Governor Mike Parson, who is out of the country on a trade mission.

The order declares an emergency exists and activates the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows for local jurisdictions to receive help from state agencies.