Negative air temperatures and frigid wind chill values are forecast to blast the entire state this weekend, prompting Governor Malloy to activate the state's Severe Cold Weather Protocol through Monday.
The Early Warning Weather Team is forecasting air temperatures below zero, with nighttime lows between -5 and -20. With the wind chill value added in, it could feel like -15 to -30 outside.
Those temperatures are dangerous for anyone outdoors, especially the homeless.
Several warm shelters are open across the state and anyone can dial 2-1-1 to find available shelters or warming centers, according to the Governor's office.
To prepare residents, the Governor's office offered some tips on ways to keep warm and protect your home:
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