Well, it’s certainly winter now.
The Weather Service has Cortland and several other nearby counties in a Winter Weather Advisory until 1:00 tomorrow (January 30) morning.
And not just that, dangerously cold wind chill temperatures are expected to grip the area starting tonight until at least Thursday.
AAA is offering some tips for staying safe while travelling in this weather:
–Dress warm and carry extra clothes including an extra hat, gloves, mittens and extra warm socks.
–Make sure your gas tank is full, put at least 1 blanket in your car as well as a shovel in your trunk.
–Carry bottled water and a few high protein snacks in case you do get stranded.
–Ensure that you have your cellphone and a charger.
–Let someone know where you are going and keep in touch.
–Don’t travel alone unless you have to.
Be sure to stay tuned with your local weather forecasts for up-to-date information.