Emergency contact information

Saturday, December 8, 2007 | 6:04 p.m. CST; updated 4:48 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The National Weather Service of St. Louis has issued an ice storm warning for Columbia in effect from 6 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. Sunday. Temperatures are expected to reach the low 20s and hover around the freezing point. Here are some emergency contact numbers for storm safety:

In an emergency, call 911.

For statewide road conditions, visit the Missouri Department of Transportation.

Columbia Fire Department, after 5 p.m. and on weekends, 874-7450.

Columbia Police Department, 874-7652.

Boone Electric Cooperative, for immediate concerns, 449-4181.

Joint Communications, for reports of weather conditions and damage, 442-6131.

Emergency Columbia Water and Light: To report a power outage, call the 24-hour hotline, 875-2555.

Emergency Weather Bus Schedules, 874-7282. Buses leave the Wabash Station on the hour from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tiger Towing, 449-3754

A-1 Express Taxi, call 499-3988.

Tiger Taxi, call 474-3222.

OATS, call 443-4516

Go to for the National Weather Service’s report.

Go to for an updated list of road closures in Boone County.

Go to for a snow removal priority map and the latest city press releases on severe weather conditions.

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