Last updateThu, 29 Jan 2015 3pm

Gov. Nixon activates State Emergency Operations Center in preparation for winter storm system

• Governor urges Missourians to prepare for potentially hazardous conditions, avoid unnecessary travel, and watch for downed power lines in areas that may be affected by ice
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today activated the State Emergency Operations Center for 24-hour a day operations in response to a winter storm system that threatens to bring freezing rain, sleet, snow and ice to much of Missouri. The Governor and state emergency officials have been tracking the weather system’s approach this week and continue to be in close contact with the National Weather Service and local emergency management agencies to monitor conditions.

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