ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - City officials urged residents to stay inside, keep off the roads and check on their neighbors Sunday during a news conference aimed at addressing the city's response to a significant winter storm.
More than 170 people utilized homeless shelters Saturday night -- a number that is only expected to increase as wind chills plunge to -35 degrees. The city arranged for buses to transport the overflow of homeless to shelters in St. Louis County.
Here are a list of important phone numbers to know as the storm continues:
-Medical, Police, Fire, Public Safety Emergencies: 911
-Social Service assistance, warming centers, shelters: 211
-Non-emergency Police and other St. Louis City services, including road service, downed wires and trees, animal abuse or animal emergencies: 314-231-1212 (police non emergency) or 314-622-4800 (Citizens' Service Bureau)
-St. Louis City Water Service Interruption or to report a water main break: 314-771-4880
-Help with utility bills: 314-241-7668 or HeatUpStLouis.org
-Bus/MetroLink Issues: 314-982-1406 (MO) or 618-271-7879 (IL) or visit MetroStLouis.org
-Metro Call-A-Ride: 314-652-3617
-MoDOT: 1-888-ASK-MODOT or visit http://modot.mo.gov/
-St. Louis County Non-Emergency Police: 314-889-2341