NIXA, MO (12/27/17) - Cold weather is prime time for warm up thefts. During the winter months many people are tempted to leave their cars unattended while running just so the interior of their vehicle can be warmed up. but this can cause a few problems. Before you start your car in the morning remember you might not be the only one out there. “Keep in mind that if your car is running and it’s unoccupied it’s still an opportunity."