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Cold Snap

This Is How Much The Polar Vortex Cost The Economy

AP | By STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hunkering down at home rather than going to work, canceling thousands of flights and repairing burst pipes from the Midwest to th...

Cold Snap Rush

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Why Are States Putting Beet Juice And Cheese Brine On Roadways?

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A splash of beet juice, a dollop of molasses, a squeeze of cheese brine. In the coldest weather, the recipe for safer roads oft...

California Cold Snap Kills 4

AP | Posted 12.06.2013 | San Francisco

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Four people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area while the region is gripped by freezing temperatures. Ro...

'It's Really Tough To Stay Alive Outside': Advocates Help Homeless In Frigid Temps

The Huffington Post | Zoe Mintz | Posted 01.25.2013 | Impact

A polar air mass that’s hardened the Upper Midwest and much of the eastern U.S. in a deep freeze has taken an especially harsh toll on homeless peop...

PHOTOS: 5-Year-Old Child Rescued In Kosovo Avalanche, Death Toll At 9

AP | FLORENT BAJRAMI | Posted 04.13.2012 | World

RESTELICA, Kosovo (AP) — Rescuers have pulled a 5-year-old girl alive from the rubble of a house flattened by a massive avalanche that killed both h...

How to Survive a San Francisco Cold Snap

Mark Morford | Posted 03.19.2012 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

Did you know fireplace logs come in boxes of six and cost roughly five thousand dollars per case at Whole Foods? Did you know they burn for three full hours each in pretty rainbow colors?

New York Cold Snap Rivaling 1970s Could Stretch Into March

nydailynews.com | By Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The upcoming days will bring an Arctic outbreak rivaling the winter of 1977-78. Elliot Abrams, a meteorologist and senior vice president at AccuWeathe...

Farmer's Almanac Predicts Very Cold Winter

AP | JERRY HARKAVY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LEWISTON, Maine — People worried about the high cost of keeping warm this winter will draw little comfort from the Farmers' Almanac, which predi...