In preparation for a severe winter storm headed towards Missouri, Governor Mike Parson is preparing several statewide organizations to help.
The Governor’s Office says Parson signed the order on Tuesday, activating the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan as well as the National Guard to coordinate with state and local officials.
Reports say the Emergency Operations and National Guard will assist with relief efforts.
According to the release, the executive order is designated as a “precautionary measure.”
Weather experts are anticipating sub-zero temperatures throughout the state with snowfall and strong winds also expected.
Wind chills could become life threatening, reaching temperatures as low as 30 below zero.