FOX 31 has received notice that a local woman is safe after being in the Philippines when the typhoon hit.
Lori Baker sent out a message via Facebook thanking everyone for their prayers.
She says fortunately she wasn't where the devastation hit but unfortunately others were.
Baker says she can't believe the catastrophe happened and her heart goes out to those affected by the storm.
She's asking that you keep those families in your prayers as they rebuild their lives.