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7:52 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

St. Louis Officials Move To Help Homeless Survive Arctic Chill

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (center) urges homeless residents to seek shelter before sub-zero temperatures arrive.
Joseph Leahy / St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis City officials are mobilizing to protect the city's homeless population as an arctic weather front is forecast to plunge the region into sub-zero temperatures late this weekend.

The National Weather Service says a winter storm could dump nearly a foot of snow on the St. Louis area by Sunday evening. The overnight low temperature on Sunday is forecast to reach -8 degrees with daytime highs on Monday peaking near -2 degrees.

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