Evacuation Routes

When the City of West Plains tornado sirens sound and/or a Missouri State Alert message is issued for a tornado warning, persons on the Missouri State University-West Plains campus who seek protection in the Community Shelter will use the following plan of evacuation:

Broadway Building: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed west on Cass Avenue, and then south on Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Cass Hall: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed east on Cass Avenue, and then south on Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Community Shelter (Student Recreation Center): Remain in the Community Shelter.

Drago College Store: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed north on Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Garfield Hall: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed south on Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Garnett Library: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed west on West Trish Knight Street to the shelter.

Gohn Hall: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed north on Missouri Avenue then east on West Trish Knight Street to the shelter.

Grizzly House: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed west on West Trish Knight Street to the shelter.

Grizzly Greenhouse: Evacuate the building using the west exit. Proceed north on Pennsylvania Avenue, then West on Cass Avenue, then south on Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Grizzly Lofts: Evacuate the building using the east exits. Proceed south on Missouri Avenue then east on Trish Knight Street to the shelter.

Hass-Darr Hall: Evacuate the building using the marked exits. Proceed east across Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Kellett Hall: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed east on West Main and then north on Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Looney Hall: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed north across the lawn or north along Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Lybyer Technology Center: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed east on West Trish Knight Street to the shelter.

Melton Hall: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed northeast across the lawn or north along Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Pennsylvania House: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed east on Cass Avenue, then south on Garfield Avenue to the shelter.

Putnam Student Center: Evacuate the building using marked exits. Proceed north to West Trish Knight Street and then west on West Trish Knight Street to the shelter.

West Plains Civic Center: Take shelter in designated areas within the Civic Center.

Refer to the map below (page 11) for building, street, and shelter locations.