Critical items include plastic sheeting, weather radio, food and water.
Nixon said that once the decision is announced, the state highway patrol will work with St. Louis County and city police as one unified command. The National Guard will also be available if needed.
KMOX spoke with some Ferguson homeowners to gauge how worried they are about what might happen.
Missouri Department of Transportation crews are firing up their snowplows today, but there’s no need to panic.
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