Deep Freeze Has Experts Warning, Bundle Up!

Published 01/28 2014 01:14PM

Updated 01/28 2014 02:12PM

The mercury continues to plummet in Erie County as a deep freeze is underway causing closures and posing health risks.
We're clocking in at near 5 degrees, but wind chills are at minus 25.
Experts say bundle up!
The freezing temperatures and inclement weather prompted most school districts to close today.

But dozens of people are still out in the elements, working and completing daily tasks.
With such bitter cold temperatures, area doctors want you to be prepared.

Bundle up, layer your clothing and cover your face with a scarf to prevent that cold air from getting in your lungs.
Doctors at Saint Vincent Hospital say cold temperatures like this cause some serious issues, including frostbite.
They say those with cardiovascular and respiratory issues are at most risk.

Our weather authority meteorologists say tonight temperatures will dip to negative five, with a wind chill of negative thirty.

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