How to protect yourself in cold weather

Posted at 8:39 AM, Dec 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-19 09:47:14-05

Cold temperatures can turn deadly quickly and with bitter weather sweeping the country, millions of people are at risk.

Frostnip can occur even when dressed up. Bundling up in layers is key.

If any part of your body starts tingling or worse, goes number, those are clear signs and urgent signs you need to warm up.

Slurred speech, confusion and plummeting energy are signs of hypothermia to look out for.

Pets, elderly and young children are especially vulnerable to cold temperatures.