Cold Weather Tips (with Video)

By Nina Settappa

January 21, 2013 Updated Jan 21, 2013 at 11:36 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - The mercury is continuing to dip in the next few days bringing us the coldest weather of the winter so far.

We have some tips from the Fort Wayne fire department on how to keep warm and safe during this cold weather stretch.

  • Dress in several layers of lightweight clothing that will keep you warmer than 1 heavy coat.
  • Wear mittens. They provide more warmth to your hands than gloves.
  • Wear a hat that covers your ears.
  • Wear waterproof insulated boots to keep your feet warm and dry.
  • If you're working outside, take frequent breaks and keep yourself hydrated.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.