FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday night's snowstorm dropped more than 10 inches in some areas across Fairfield County. And with the snow came another deep freeze.
The weather service is forecasting a low of -3 degrees for Wednesday night.
With the freezing temperatures, the Red Cross is encouraging residents to stay inside as much as possible to keep warm. But if you have to go outside, keep as much of your skin covered as possible in the frigid weather.
The Red Cross also offer tips on how to recognize the symptoms of hypothermia and frostbite so that help can be found sooner.
- Symptoms of hypothermia can be confusion, dizziness, exhaustion and severe shivering
- Frostbite warning signs are gray, white or yellow skin discoloration, numbness, waxy feeling skin
Find more cold weather tips from the Red Cross here.
If keeping your home warm is a problem warming centers and shelters can be found in each town by calling the United Way help line at 211.