This weekend’s Chiefs playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium promises to be cold for fans and dangerous to people ill-prepared for winter weather. Spectators could experience significant cold injuries due to inadequate layering with prolonged exposure to the forecasted temperatures. That's according to the doctors in the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at The University of Kansas Health System.
Doctors say to dress safe and warm, remember the acronym COLD.
• Clean (clean clothes avoid dirt or moisture that could allow the wind and cold to
• Overheat (layered clothing with zippers allows you to ventilate to avoid sweating)
• Layer (wool or synthetic layers provide optimum warmth -- avoid cotton)
• Dry (select clothes that will help you stay dry)
The video shows various examples of clothing to help stay warm while cheering for the Chiefs.