As East Lansing and the surrounding areas experience extreme cold weather conditions, please take a moment to review the following tips.

As East Lansing and the surrounding areas experience extreme cold weather conditions, with a risk for frostbite from prolonged exposure, it's important to think about winter preparedness on a personal level. Please take a moment to focus on your safety by following these tips:

Outdoor Safety:

• Dress warm. Wear layers of loose-fitting, lightweight, warm clothing.

• Always wear a coat, mittens, gloves and a hat.

• Cover your mouth to protect your lungs from extreme cold.

• Keep an eye out for slippery conditions both indoors and out.

Travel Safe:

• Carefully plan trips, avoiding long periods of time outdoors.

• If you plan on driving, keep your car fueled, take a charger for your cell phone, and consider packing a small cold weather kit including a blanket, bottled water and a snack.

• Be aware of slippery road conditions; even after crews have been out there may still be patches of ice snow on the roads and sidewalks.

The National Weather service is forecasting continued cold temperatures for the next week.

Stay informed by visiting https://www.weather.gov/, and make sure you are enrolled to receive all emergency notifications from MSU Police by visiting https://alert.msu.edu/.