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Potato hand-warmers? Anchors, viewers share their creative ways to #StayWarmTODAY

Jan. 28, 2014 at 8:08 AM ET

The TODAY anchors bundled up for the frigid weather on the plaza.
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The TODAY anchors bundled up for the frigid weather on the plaza.

Frigid temperatures are gripping the nation, including Southern regions that just aren't used to dealing with harsh cold. 

In order to fight the freeze, we asked you to share your tactics for staying warm using #StayWarmTODAY on Twitter and Facebook. 

Video: In the Orange Room, Carson Daly shares strategies to fight the frigid temperatures offered by TODAY viewers and anchors alike. Use the hashtag #StayWarmTODAY to offer your own tips!

"I remember my mom telling me about boiling Idaho potatoes for the children, then putting them in their coat pockets," Janet Johnson wrote on the TODAY Facebook page. "As the children walked to school they kept their hands in the pockets to help them stay warm. When they got to school, they could eat the warm potatoes!"

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