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Cold weather safety tips

Jan 30, 2019 06:32AM ● By Editor
From the National Weather Service - January 30, 2019

Here are some tips to stay safe and warm during the dangerously cold temperatures:
  • Always travel with warm winter gear in your vehicle in case you have car trouble.
  • Limit pets' time outdoors.
  • Dress warmly in layers.
  • Be careful of space heaters - give them space (at least three feet from other objects)!
  • Drink plenty of liquids.
  • Check on elderly neighbors.
  • Never use the oven or stove to heat your home.
  • Have a working carbon monoxide alarm as well as fire alarms.