Mini Poll: #SnOMG, Reviewed


How much would you say you know about the weather?


Very little:
 9%
Some:
 58%
Quite a lot:
 33%

 


Did you own a snow shovel before this week?


Yes:
 85%
No:
 2%
No, and I still don't:
 12%

 


Are you more of a hot weather person, or a cold weather person?


Hot:
 66%
Cold:
 34%

 


Will you most likely answer the previous question the same way in August?


Yes:
 82%
No:
 18%

 


Did your workplace or school close during the recent storm?


Yes:
 55%
No:
 30%
I don't work/I am not in school:
 15%

 


Did you work from home when your workplace closed?


Yes:
 33%
Yes, boss, really I did:
 7%
No:
 28%
Workplace didn't close/No workplace:
 32%

 


Did the school send home extra work to do during the closure?


Yes:
 4%
No:
 22%
No kids/not in school:
 74%

 


Which of the following best describes the roads where you live?


Better than I expected:
 21%
About what I expected: good:
 37%
About what I expected: bad:
 34%
Worse than I expected:
 8%

 


Which of the following best describes the roads you took to get to work or school on Wednesday?


Better than I expected:
 23%
About what I expected: good:
 29%
About what I expected: bad:
 16%
Worse than I expected:
 6%
My work/school was closed on Wednesday:
 25%

 


How do you rate the work that MoDOT did on highways, bridges, and overpasses in the St. Louis region?


It was great:
 25%
It was pretty good:
 49%
It was pretty poor:
 9%
Horrible. I am still stuck:
 0%
I haven't been on a highway, bridge or overpass since the storm:
 18%

 


Did you use public transportation during the storm?


Yes:
 6%
Yes, and it was a change for me:
 1%
No:
 52%
No, and I never do:
 40%

 


Where did you find the information you needed about road conditions during the storm? (choose all that apply)


TV:
 74%
Radio:
 27%
Social media sites, like Twitter or Facebook:
 22%
Friends who were out driving or had been:
 22%
Official websites, like MoDOT's:
 17%
Private websites, like AAA's:
 5%
I went out and looked for myself:
 38%
Newspapers/Newspaper websites:
 23%

 


Where did you find the information you needed to know about work or school closures during the storm? (choose all that apply)


TV:
 54%
Radio:
 7%
Dedicated call-in numbers:
 15%
Co-workers:
 20%
Text-messaging programs:
 10%
Social media sites, like Twitter or Facebook:
 11%
Official websites:
 23%
Private websites:
 10%
I just went to work/school and checked the doors:
 8%

 


Do you believe that local television stations over-sold the storm before it arrived?


Yes:
 30%
Um, YES:
 47%
No:
 23%

 


Do you believe that local television stations over-sold the storm before it arrived FOR HIGHER TV RATINGS?


Yes:
 51%
No:
 49%

 


Does the amount of storm/emergency information available on social media make you more likely to join Twitter, Facebook, or some other social media site?


Yes:
 3%
No, because I already have:
 49%
No:
 48%

 


Do you believe that the expanded coverage of the forecasted storm kept citizens safe by keeping them inside and off the roads?


Yes:
 45%
No:
 10%
Yeah, probably:
 45%

 


Do you follow Mayor Francis Slay (@mayorslay) on Twitter?


Yes:
 24%
No:
 20%
No, because I do not use Twitter:
 55%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.