Cold Weather

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Philadelphia Ordinance Requires Dog Owners To Bring Their Pet Indoors In Event Of Extreme Cold

Code Blue emergency is declared by the city when the real-feel temperature is near or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.


(AT THE FEET OF FRANKLIN:  Frederic Bertley, PhD, is photographed in Memorial Hall at the Franklin Institute by Hadas Kuznits)

Expert Discloses What Subfreezing Cold is REALLY Doing To Your Body

Your body uses tricks to manage its heat in ultra-cold situations. But, says Dr. Frederic Bertley, “you can’t shiver forever.”


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Temperatures To Plunge Again As Another Freeze Warning Goes into Effect

Temperatures will plunge again overnight as another Freeze Warning goes into effect for all areas surrounding Philadelphia.


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Winter Rewind…Just For A Day

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!


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Potent Storm To Bring Drastic Change To Our Region

But the most noticeable impact from this storm will be the brutal blast of cold air that will race in behind the front.


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Another Frigid Start…Slow To Warm

Wednesday morning will greet us with temperatures in the teens in Philadelphia, some single digits in our suburbs.


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Health: Allergic To Cold

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.


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Another Snowstorm, But Not A Backbreaker

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.


(Jeannie Sabaroff is a team leader at Liberty Travel, at 16th and Chestnut Streets in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Lynne Adkins)

Area Travel Agents Busily Booking Warm-Weather Getaways For The Winter-Weary

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.


(A family without power at home gets a hot meal at Hurley's Grille, in Horsham, Pa.    Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Area Restaurants Doing Boom Business As Residents Wait For Power To Return

Diners at Hurley’s American Grille in Horsham say they are coping the best they can without power at home.


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Homeowners Without Heat Should Take Steps To Protect Pipes, Expert Advises

If your home still has no electricity, what can you do to protect your plumbing?


(Homeless people huddle under a highway overpass on the edge of Old City Philadelphia.  File photo by Dawn Pratson)

Volunteers Fan Out Across Philadelphia, Reaching Out To Homeless in Frigid Weather

This survey comes during the coldest month of January in a decade.


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Rhododendron Serves As Thermometer

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.


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A Snowy End…February Brings A Break!

The heaviest snow will fall South and East of Philadelphia.


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Delaware Gets Ready For Latest Round Of Snow

Crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation prepared to work through the night as snow arrived in Delaware.