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2010-12-17 15:17:00

Orthopaedic Surgeons offer safety tips for slopes, skis and sleds during the cold, snowy season ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Winter sports, such as ice skating, snow skiing, tobogganing and sledding may serve as a great way to get outdoors and exercise, but also can result in injury if proper safety precautions are not practiced. Common injuries include ankle sprains and muscle strains, dislocations or fractures. As part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic...

2010-12-12 06:00:00

Snow shoveling in frigid temps is a risky combination for heart disease patients CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Midwesterners brace for seasonal snowfalls, Northwestern Medicine experts of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute urge persons with known heart disease to take caution when removing snow. Because shoveling is a physical activity that raises heart rate and blood pressure, Bluhm clinicians recommend that persons with known cardiovascular disease consult their...

2010-12-06 07:05:00

GLENDALE, Calif.. Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As children, many of us looked forward to the magic phrase: snow day! As adults, we may even secretly hope for a snow day when we see snowflakes outside our windows this winter. However, a recent survey conducted on behalf of Nestle Sno-Caps found that nearly half of Americans believe snow days are a thing of the past because technology allows you to stay connected to work, even from home. The truth is snow days are still very real for...

2010-12-04 00:00:39

With the 2010 winter season settling upon the U.S., the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is offering guidance on how business and home owners can protect their property from winter weather-related perils. Tampa, FL (Vocus) December 2, 2010 With the 2010 winter season settling upon the U.S., the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is offering guidance on how business and home owners can protect their property from winter weather-related perils. The National Oceanic...

2010-11-26 00:01:47

CP Innovations announces the first power angle snow plow for forklifts. By utilizing existing equipment, businesses can minimize snow removal costs and take charge of their commercial snow plowing needs. Canterbury, NH (PRWEB) November 24, 2010 CP Innovations announces the first power angle snow plow for forklifts. By utilizing existing equipment, businesses can minimize snow removal costs and take charge of their commercial snow plowing needs. Whether it's big snow, a difficult lot or...

2010-11-20 00:00:51

Snow Blowers Direct Announces Ariens 2010 Snow Blower Line. Snow Blower Manufacturer Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) November 19, 2010 SnowBlowersDirect.com continues to expand its robust product offering by unveiling the new 2010 line of Ariens snow blowers. With this new line, Snow Blowers Direct now has a wider assortment of two-stage, two-stage track-driven snowblowers and power brushes, as well as an array of snow thrower accessories. "Ariens has been...

2010-11-19 13:47:00

Winter-Related Damage Causes Over A Billion Dollars In Losses Each Year NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many winter-related disasters can be prevented if you take a few simple steps to protect your home from freezing temperatures, snow and wind. With the weather still mild, autumn is the perfect time to winter-proof your home, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "Standard homeowners policies cover winter-related disasters such as burst pipes, ice...

2010-11-12 04:27:41

Snow Blowers Direct Adds GreenWorks Electric Snow Blowers. Online Superstore Continues to Expand Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus) November 12, 2010 SnowBlowersDirect.com, a leading online snow thrower superstore, is pleased to offer its customers a new assortment of GreenWorks electric snow blowers. GreenWorks Tools provides an industry-leading 4-year warranty on all its electric snow blowers so you can buy with confidence, knowing these compact snow blowers will keep your driveway...

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2010-11-07 07:28:30

As winter approaches, northern dwellers will get assistance from space to help them face the harsh weather. Satellite information on snow cover is now available through ESA's GlobSnow project soon after it snows. As well as posing a hazard to communities through transportation shutdowns and floods, snow cover is one of the most important elements influencing the planet's climate, meteorology and water systems. Understanding snow conditions helps us to predict floods and advance climate...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For many people, winter can be a worrisome season. It means stocking up on products that help remove dangerous ice and snow. With all the ice melting and snow removal products out there, consumers can be confused by unfamiliar brands and products with claims that may seem to be too good to be true. Morton Salt, the brand consumers have trusted and welcomed into their homes for more than 100 years, has developed a full line of specialty ice melt blends...


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Rare Snow Visits South Africa August 7, 8 2012
2012-08-08 09:26:03

The area in red in the above image has been experiencing winter weather which is quite rare to the region; also at this time many places are still seeing rain and snow. From the South African Weather Service, they are forecasting for the Eastern Cape “Very Cold with snow heavy at times.” The majority of the regions in red in the image are going to see more rain and snow today, and some places may see heavy snowfall. Looking at forecast models of the region they will continue to see...

Winter Weather Outlook For November-January For Austin Texas
2012-12-29 12:33:08

November 2012:  The area is going to see a warm start to the month as temps will average in the 60-70F range with a few days rising into the 80’s and also a few days in the 50’s possible. Precipitation on the whole will be around 2-4inches for the month; while there will be none in the form of snowfall. There will be a high chance for an overnight freeze during the month. December 2012:  Temps will fall for the month of December as high temps will be in the 50-70F range during the...

Record Setting Events for Dec18, 2012
2012-12-28 08:19:02

Event #1: Record Heat An island off the coast of Georgia hit a high temp of 75F, which is good enough to break their previous record. A second record setting temperature was recorded in Southern Texas as the temp hit 78F in the region. This warm air was associated with the strong southerly flow that was moving through the region yesterday. The third area to look at occurred out in Western Arizona; the location hit 78F along the slopes of the Southern Rockies as the region saw high pressure...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-11-05 15:42:46

November 2012: A mild month in store with the chance of seeing a significant storm, however overall should be mild with the average forecasted temps to be around the 50-60F range. There is the chance of seeing 6-8 days even being warmer and also 8-10 days being colder. The month will see 0.5-1.0 in of rainfall along with 2-4in of snowfall possible. The majority of the snow may come in one event for the month. December 2012: Temps will slightly fall for the month but overall it could be a...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 14:38:21

November 2012: A warm month will start for the region, followed by a mid-month run into old man winter. Expect the average temps for the month to be around 40-50F with the potential of seeing 6-8 days above that and 6-8  days below. The month’s precipitation will include a trace to 0.25in of rainfall along with the possibility of seeing 2-4in of snowfall. December 2012. The month will be ushered in by some cooler temps with the average dropping into the 30-40F range. There is a chance...

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