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Take steps to cope with cold

Steve Warner photo Temperatures plummeted to record lows last week in Middle Tennessee. By taking steps to properly prepare for winter weather you can avoid costly repairs and injuries.

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While the temperatures have come up a bit from last week’s record lows it’s a good idea to be prepared for winter weather.

While the normal temperatures for January in Middle Tennessee range from 34 to 45 degrees Fahrenheit, they rarely drop below 18 or above 62 this time of year.

That wasn’t true this week as we had lows of 2 degrees with a wind chill of -7.

All that cold can have devastating effects on your property and even your health.

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