Exercise Summary

Region I Windy City Exercise
Date & Time
Sep 12, 2019 from 10 AM - 12 PM
Phelps County Sheriff's Office
500 W 2nd St
Rolla, MO 65401
Point of Contact
Sheila Huddleston and Brett Hendrix
Number of Participants
Max Attendance
40 (21 Open Seats)
I (Regional Only )
Mission Area

A large storm system is forecast to move through Missouri within the next 24 hours. Tornadoes, strong winds, hail, and heavy rain are expected along and south of a line stretching from Nevada in Vernon County to Cape Girardeau. This exercise will present this scenario and the associated response requiring an activation of local Emergency Operations Centers (LEOCs) and completion of tasks in response to various storm-related incidents.


Participants will analyze an evolving severe weather incident and activate the Local Emergency Operations Center within 20 minutes following notification of an imminent severe weather incident.
Core Capabilities: Situational Assessment

Participants will strain the communications system by placing a telephone call all at the same time.
Core Capabilities: Operational Communications

Participants will jointly staff the Rolla/Phelps County EOC and utilize WebEOC by completing a situation update or resource request per the exercise scenario.
Core Capabilities: Operational Coordination

Threat / Hazard
Severe Thunderstorms
EMPG Eligible
Registrant Notes

This exercise is restricted to Region I folks only, but others will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Exercise Roster

Exercise registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Huddleston, Sheila SEMA
Cluff, Aaron Missouri Veterans Commission
Chenault, Tina Laclede Emergency Management
Hendrix, Brett SEMA
John, Scott Maries County Sheriff's Office
Kirn, Michael Phelps Co Sheriffs Office / Phelps Co EMD
Kottwitz, Rhonda Maries County
MILES, CONNIE Pulaski Co Health Dept
Miller, David Laclede County COAD
Miller, Mike AGCC
Mobray, Kendra Dent County Health Center
rogers, steve amazing grace community church
Rowe, Randy OEM
Smith, Lawson Pulaski County
SQUIRES, WENDY Phelps Health
WANN, ASHLEY Phelps/Maries County Health Department
Wilding, Melissa American Red Cross
Woods, Brad Rolla City Fire