Yesterday's storm shut down many blood centers in Mid-Missouri, leading to a blood shortage in the region.
The National Safety Council estimates that more than 400 traffic fatalities will occur during the holiday period starting today and continuing through Sunday night.
Two Red Cross volunteers deploy on Thursday to the East Coast today with relief efforts still underway after Hurricane Sandy. The volunteers will be working in New Brunswik and White Plains, New York.
As Hurricane Sandy’s death toll rises, the storm leaves thousands of people homeless and millions without power.