Cold Weather Safety, Even in Warm Climates

You might think that living in Southern California, our home base, means you don’t have to worry about cold weather safety, but that’s not true. We may be having daytime temperatures in the 80s, but nighttime temperatures are in the 50s, and that’s cool enough to affect you adversely if you’re not dressed properly and are outside for a long time. A loss of just a degree or two of normal body temperature can cause hypothermia, a potentially deadly condition. Getting caught unprepared in the rain and wind, turning down your heat to try to save money, overexerting in an air-conditioned gym, any number of factors can contribute to getting chilled to the point that it’s a health hazard. Read more here and stay warm!

 

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