The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show How to Stay Safe in the Cold Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/340208/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Commuters make a sub-zero trek to offices in the Loop on January 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Temperatures in the city dipped to -16 degree Fahrenheit this morning on the heals of a polar vortex. (Scott Olson / Getty) i Thomas Farley, commissioner of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, offers advice for dealing with today's extreme cold temperatures.