All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Winter’

Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil’s Winter Predictions Found To Be Wrong 60 Percent Of The Time

Expect spring to be a tad bit late as Punxsutawney Phil forecasted that winter is here for another six weeks. The world-famous groundhog went with his unorthodox methods to bring the forecast. Legend has it that if the groundhog sees his shadow after emerging from his burrow on February 2, people can expect the winter to extend its stay. Punxsutawney …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tips To Help You Cope This Winter

Staying active can be difficult for many rheumatoid arthritis sufferers, especially during the harsh winter months. Research has shown that those who suffer from conditions like rheumatoid arthritis benefit from physical activity. Constant movement is said to ease pain, and improve body function and overall quality of life. At the same time winter is a month when many people, even …

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Winter Tires: Tips To Keep You Safe

Whether you want to admit it or not, winter is almost here and that means snow, ice and sleet in many parts of the country. As much as most of us would like to stay bundled up and inside on those cold wintery days, it just isn’t possible and travel is a daily necessity for most people. Winter can make …

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Record Early Snowfall: Winter Is Coming

Just when you thought you’d gotten the memory of a ceaseless winter out of your minds, here comes a story to remind you that it all has to happen again. A record-early snowfall has hit parts of the Midwestern United States. On Thursday morning, snow fell in parts of Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado. This represents the earliest that …

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Snowplow TV Reporter: Wave of Snow ‘Videobombs’ Live Standup

Some snowplows take snowball fighting a little too far. During a live TV coverage Monday morning in Salem County, New Jersey, one of Philadelphia’s local reporters was crushed by a wave of snow. WTXF-TV Fox 29’s Steve Keeley was reporting about the trendy snowstorm hitting the east coast when a snowplow swept by, striking him with a heavy load. In the video, Keeley starts …

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I-25 Pileup in Denver Injures 30, Kills One

A vehicle pileup occurred on Interstate 25 in Denver, Colo., Saturday. The multiple-crash was first reported at 10:50 a.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation has determined that the 104-vehicle pileup involved two separate accidents. The northbound interstate was closed for nearly five hours while traffic was at a standstill for at least a mile long. Motorist Darrell Barber told The Denver Post that …

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Touchscreen Gloves: Many Options For Tech-Savvy Handwear

Due to the winter storms that have been making their way all across the United States these past few weeks, most people have opted to bundle up before venturing out, even for small amounts of time. Coats, hats, and scarves can make for a warmer experience, but tend to add bulk and weight that make it hard to move. Another …

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Snowstorm Pounding Midwest, Moving East

Although it is winter and snow and cold weather is to be expected, the storms that are hitting the country are anything but normal. Record cold temps, record snowfall, as well as severe travel complications make this winter, a season that millions of people will be happy to see come to an end. The most recent storm that hit the …

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Bombogenesis – The Latest Storm Wreaking Havoc

First was the Polar Vortex, and now Bombogenesis – the names are getting stranger, most likely to match the crazy storms that have been pounding the northeast. The post by Philadelphia meteorologist John Bolaris announced “Old Man Winter to Drop, Bombogenesis” is what some think got this newest storm term started. Bombogenesis also derived its name from another weather term, …

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Lake Michigan’s Shoreline Is Filling Up With Massive Ice Balls [Video]

Well, everyone knows how cold it has been in Michigan for the past couple of weeks, causing many people to lose power. Recently, something that people in Michigan have come to refer to as “ice balls” have started showing up on the shore of Lake Michigan. The weather has had drastic turns in all parts of the country, but it …

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Frozen Pipes: a Fluid Ounce of Prevention

Waking up on a winter morning to a home that is still nice and toasty, thanks to a good heat pump or furnace, is certainly a good thing. Everything seems to still be fine when you make that first toilet flush of the morning, In fact, you can remain blissfully oblivious to the problem until you start to run water …

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You Can Make Your Own ‘Snow’ With Science

Are you one of the many people around the world who had to go another year without a white Christmas? Those of us in the weather dominator-controlled state of Kentucky know it all too well as it snows a lot before Christmas, but never on the day of. If you’re in a similar situation, it turns you can make your …

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