They picked from $1.1 million in coats, boots, and other cold-weather gear from a state surplus warehouse in Springfield, Illinois Monday.
Use the fall to take preventative steps to ensure your house will weather the winter.
The Fall outlook also suggests above normal temperatures.
The average temperature in January for the state was 31.4 degrees.
The BBB is offering a checklist for homeowners who want to get their homes ready for cold weather while also saving money.
Heavy snow fell for several hours before heading on east.
New NOAA forecast puts St. Louis in the middle of colder and warmer
Protester Brad Veltry says about 4 or 5 tents have electric heaters in them.
That generally means dryer and warmer conditions for the south, and colder and wetter conditions for the north.
We could be seeing a Monday morning surprise with the weather.