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Temperatures are dropping and snow could be on the way, here is how you can stay warm

Posted at 7:00 AM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 07:00:02-05

It's getting colder and as temperatures continue to fall, snow could be coming to the Baltimore are over the weekend.

How can you stay warm?

Anne Arundel County will open four police stations as warming centers, so people can stay warm during the cold temperatures.

Here's the list of locations with one in each of the districts:

· Hammonds lane in Brooklyn

· Pasadena road in Pasadena

· Telegraph road in Odenton

· Stepney's lane in Edgewater

They are open now until 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning and they'll be open again from 6:00 p.m. Thursday night t through 9:00 a.m. Friday morning.

The centers will have water and restrooms available. Pets aren't allowed in these centers, unless they're service animals.

The department of health is offering some tips if you must go outside. Try and wear layers so you can keep yourself warm and avoid cotton clothing for winter activities. Wear a warm hat and waterproof boots or shoes, drink plenty of water, try avoiding nicotine, caffeine and alcohol.

If you are inside, remember to never leave space heaters on and unattended. Make sure your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors are operating properly

Anne Arundel County ask that you check on older adults and neighbors and relatives with disabilities.