Experts are urging parents and caregivers to keep kids indoors.
Likewise, the Shiawassee County Sheriff's Office reminds residents that animal neglect is a crime. Like people, animals quickly become at risk of hypothermia, frostbite and even death. If you suspect neglect, call 989-743-9112.
The sub-zero wind chills we're facing are characterized as life-threatening.
Check on your neighbors, particularly the elderly and those with small children. Be mindful of pets.
Be aware of available warming centers.
In Corunna, Immanuel Baptist Church will be open all night Tuesday until 7am Wednesday.
In Durand, Stomping Grounds Coffee Shop will welcome guests from 6am to 8pm on Wednesday.
In Owosso, O Town Cafe is open 24/7
through Friday to welcome any seeking warmth.
There is light at the end of the tunnel, and it's a warm light. Friday begins a warm up that will crank temps right up to near 50 degrees above
zero by Sunday.
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