Code Blue emergency is declared by the city when the real-feel temperature is near or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
Your body uses tricks to manage its heat in ultra-cold situations. But, says Dr. Frederic Bertley, “you can’t shiver forever.”
Temperatures will plunge again overnight as another Freeze Warning goes into effect for all areas surrounding Philadelphia.
Thursday morning, with temperatures in the 20’s, and brutal winds, wind chills will be in the single digits in Philadelphia and its immediate suburbs. As you travel north the “feel like” readings will fall below zero!
But the most noticeable impact from this storm will be the brutal blast of cold air that will race in behind the front.
Wednesday morning will greet us with temperatures in the teens in Philadelphia, some single digits in our suburbs.
Record cold is in the forecast. Frigid weather is difficult for all of us and can be dangerous, even deadly. But some people are actually allergic to cold weather.
Sore backs in the Delaware Valley get a mild stretching exercise today. Yes, more shoveling, especially north and west, but the lifting won’t be nearly as heavy as the Valentine Eve storm.
If you have your passport ready, you can be on your way within hours, says Jeannie Sabaroff, team leader at Liberty Travel, at 16th and Chestnut Streets in center city Philadelphia.
Diners at Hurley’s American Grille in Horsham say they are coping the best they can without power at home.
If your home still has no electricity, what can you do to protect your plumbing?
This survey comes during the coldest month of January in a decade.
If you live in a virtual cave with no weather reports or thermometers, but happen to have a rhododendron just outside your door…look at the leaves.
The heaviest snow will fall South and East of Philadelphia.
Crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation prepared to work through the night as snow arrived in Delaware.