16 Wicked Cold Weather Tips Just in Time for the Arctic Blast! Holy Snow Miser, it’s going to be FREEZING this weekend.
I don’t know why we are surprised. We live in New England. It gets cold here. And frankly, we’ve been a bit spoiled since December.
But now it’s time to pay.
(And you will. Have you gotten last month’s heating bill? And that was when it was WARM.)
There are a 16 wicked cold weather tips to avoid getting the cold shoulder when the temps drop below zero.
(My first piece of advice goes to the Bob & LBF in the Morning producer, Aaron, who always wears shorts, despite the weather. Aaron: WEAR PANTS!)
According to all the meteorologists (and Punxsutawny Phil), it’s going to be WICKED COLD thanks to an Arctic blast this weekend.
According to WCVB.com:
“All of Massachusetts will experience dangerously cold conditions when an arctic air mass makes its way to New England at the end of the week.
“The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill watch for the entire state, which will be in effect from late Thursday night through Saturday afternoon.
“We will start Friday in the teens and 20s but by noon time, we are dropping into the single-digits,” StormTeam 5 chief meteorologist Cindy Fitzgibbon said. “The wind chill will drop overnight Friday night into Saturday morning to 20 to 40 degrees below zero.
“Saturday’s low temperatures across Massachusetts will likely be low enough to tie or set record-low temperatures in Boston and Worcester. The record-low for Feb. 4 in Boston is -2 degrees, a mark that was set in 1886. Worcester’s record-low for Feb. 4 is -4 degrees, which was set in 1934.
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu declared a cold emergency in the city from Friday through Sunday.
That’s because there’s an increased risk for hypothermia and frostbite for certain populations, such as those experiencing homelessness, older individuals and young children.
So how can you stay warm? And how can you make sure your house or apartment is safe during this unprecedented cold snap?