OEM warns of incoming below-freezing weather

OEM's command center is monitoring the weather, according to officials.

OEM's command center is monitoring the weather, according to officials. (2/11/16)

BROOKLYN - The city's Office of Emergency Management issued an advisory ahead of incoming low temperatures that could include sub-zero wind chills.

Forecasts show a very cold weekend approaching New York, with temperatures below freezing.

OEM's command center is monitoring the weather, according to officials.

Officials say people should stay indoors as much as possible, avoid alcohol, keep clothing dry or change out of wet clothes, and cover extremities like fingers and ears while outdoors.

The OEM also says residents should call 311 or 911 to report homeless people out on the streets.

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