How to prepare for the winter

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM)- With temperatures dropping in the Pine Belt, area residents are looking for ways to keep warm during the winter.

Lowe's employees recommend investing in a space heater to keep out the cold. Other options include stone fireplaces or heated blankets.

For those in need, the Hattiesburg Salvation Army will be opening up it's shelter doors this afternoon at 4 p.m.

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