Another cold weekend approaches and the frigid temperatures may have a significant impact on local businesses
Officials say the cold is more than just dangerous, it can be deadly, with nine deaths reported in the area over the past few weeks.
With wind chills in the minus-teens, anyone who is exposed to these frigid conditions risks developing frostbite or hypothermia.
Capt. Stephen Jones of New Jersey State Police say 59-year-old Eugene Powell died even though he had people checking on him.
Despite the extreme cold weather Camden County Police officers maintain their walking beats.
While temperatures continue to hover in single digits, this is the time when heating your home is top of mind and gas and electric bills begin to rise. If you think you’ll have problems paying your home heating bills, help may be only an application away. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan explains.
Being outside for even a few minutes Monday morning was long enough for fingertips and ears to start burning from the chill.
Lt. John Stanford with the Philadelphia Police Department says it only takes a few seconds for a thief to jump in and steal your vehicle.
“In really cold weather like this, the metal is so brittle, you can hit a bump the wrong way and break springs,” notes Hugh Snyderman, second-generation owner of a Gulf station in Old City Philadelphia.
Cherry Hill-based plumbing specialist Tom Hutchinson says that with recent temperatures getting down to about 11 degrees, pipes in many homes have already frozen. The trouble, he says, will come as those pipes thaw.
Some species can endure the cold weather easily. Others not so much. But the Philadelphia Zoo makes sure all the species are kept happy.
With temperatures in the teens and wind chills in the single digits, no one wanted to be outside for long Friday morning.
It’s certainly feels like winter in Philadelphia right now with temperatures frigid, making it tough for people to be outdoors.
Prevent frostbite and hypothermia in your pets by keeping all your animals warm this winter.
Both dogs and cats are susceptible to frostbite which can range from minor to severe, potentially causing the loss of limbs.