Blizzard prep: 5 tips to stay warm, be smart as weather worsens

“Windchill impacts our ability to withstand frostbite. So the more severe the wind chill, the more likely you are to get frostbite. And then, if your clothes get damp, your socks or your gloves get damp, that also lowers your ability to avoid frostbite,” Dr. Thomas Masters said. “It can happen in a matter of minutes, depending on the conditions and the amount of exposed skin that one has.”