Extreme Cold Temperatures
Massachusetts winter events can be dangerous; take the proper safety precautions to protect yourself and your family.
What to do before extreme cold weather hits:
Continue to check the media for emergency information.
Dress in several layers of loose-fitting, lightweight clothing instead of a single heavy layer. Outer garments should be tightly woven and water repellent. Wear a hat, mittens (not gloves), and sturdy waterproof boots to protect your arms, legs, hands and feet. Cover your mouth with a scarf to protect your lungs.