Tornado Shelters in Springfield, MO
Mon-Sat: 6:00am – 9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am – 7:00pm
About Springfield, Missouri
Springfield, Missouri, is located in Greene County, is the third largest city in the state of Missouri, is one of the two principal cities of the Springfield-Branson Metropolitan Area, and has a total estimated population of 159,525 people. The city is home of several universities including Missouri State University, Drury University, and Evangel University. The city has experienced 125 tornadoes since 1950. Springfield is at very high risk for tornado activity, with an average of 2 tornadoes per year, typically resulting in no fatalities.
The Springfield Public School District is the largest district in the state of Missouri with an official fall 2011 enrollment of about 24,380 students attending 50 schools. Missouri State University (MSU) is the state’s second largest university with just over 20,000 students. There are 92 parks in the city of Springfield, including the Botanical Center at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 3 golf courses, a zoo, and other facilities owned or managed by the Springfield-Greene County Park Board. Springfield has six hospitals and more than 2,200 beds. The city’s health care system offers every specialty listed by the American Medical Association. Springfield’s economy is based on health care, manufacturing, retail, education, and tourism.
Tornado Shelters in Springfield, MO available at The Home Depot
2104 E Independence
Springfield, MO, 65804