How to stay warm without power in a winter storm
The best ways to stay warm during a power outage are to wear layers, stay in a confined space, use blankets and electric space heaters, and to avoid exposing your home to cold air.
Do not use camp stoves, car engines, gas stoves and ovens, or DIY terracotta pot heaters. Experts say those heat sources could create deadly carbon monoxide or create a fire hazard.
As millions of people lost power amid freezing temperatures in the central and southern Plains, many turned to Google searching for potentially life-saving advice: