LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - With wind speeds averaging 20 to 25 mph and gusts up to 30 mph west of the Mississippi River, it can be hard to protect your skin and health.
Gundersen Lutheran physician Scott Brunk says the organs that are most prone are fingers, toes, nose and ears.
Brunk says that prevention from frostbite is not that difficult. He says we need to protect those parts of our body and any exposed skin.
Brunk also mentions that the main problems with hypothermia and frostbite are usually alcohol related.
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