Ithaca, N.Y. — It’s cold out there. Really, really cold.

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Temperatures in Ithaca fell to the low single digits Thursday and haven’t budged much. Friday night’s forecast predicted a low of 7 degrees. We’re supposed to hit 15 degrees on Saturday.

We wanted to learn how our neighbors cope with these bone-chilling lows. So we sent Erica Moriarty, our intrepid Ithaca Voice “wintern” (that’s a winter intern, for our older readers), into the field to find out.

This is what she came up with:

Now we want to hear from you as well. Vote in the poll below or hop over to our Facebook page to tell us how you prevent from freezing off your vital extremities.

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Here’s your upcoming forecast, courtesy of the National Weather Service:

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.