Stories tagged with: Cold Weather

January 8, 2010 - 6:07pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

People often worry about dehydration in the hot summer months, but cold weather can actually increase your risk of dehydration.

David Davis the Director of Emergency Services for Genesis-Good Samaritan Hospital says when the air you breathe is very dry, it takes more moisture from your body to process it.  Also, in cold weather people do not think to drink water as often as they would in the hot summer.

"Your outside your working, your hot, but you may not realize...

January 5, 2010 - 5:49pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

Weather experts are calling it the coldest winter the US will experience in about 25 years, And an advancing system could bring some of the coldest temperatures we've seen this season by the end of the week.

That could pose a problem to some farmers down south, who are worried this extended cold snap could damage the citrus crop and the strawberry plant.

So, they are implementing techniques to help protect their crops.

"As I understand, the strawberry farmers are...

January 4, 2010 - 6:17pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

People are adapting to the cold weather we've been experiencing since the start of the new year.

Community Ambulance says it's hardly had any cold-weather runs because everyone's bundling up and staying inside to keep warm, but Executive Director, Phil Koster, wants to remind everyone of a big factor that goes along with those cold temperatures.

"Don't underestimate wind chill. I know we talk a lot about temperature and how cold it is, especially when it's below freezing,...

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