Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The DuPage County Health Department shares tips to stay warm in the cold weather.
Wednesday, January 23
From the DuPage County Health Department With the coldest temperatures in two years blanketing DuPage County for the next several days, the DuPage County Health Department offers the following precautions to keep residents safe and comfortable. If going outdoors is necessary, here are some tips on staying safe and warm: Frostbite When spending long periods of time outdoors during cold weather, be alert for signs of frostbite. It initially occurs in the nose, ears, fingers and toes, and can happen at any temperature below 32 degrees. Frostbitten skin is whitish and feels numb. Children are especially susceptible to frostbite because they can become so engrossed in their play that they overlook discomfort. To treat frostbitten skin, do not…
Monday, January 21, 2013
These are the 10 items you should have on hand as the weather turns cold.
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Monday, January 21
We have been lucky in Illinois this winter. We have not yet seen bitter cold or a large shower of snow, until now that is. The weather has changed and the temperature has taken a dive. With that in mind, Patch has compiled a list of items you should keep in your car during the colder months. Much of the information below was compiled from weather.com. Stay up to date on Glen Ellyn News. Sign up and begin receiving our daily newsletter in your inbox or on your smart phone. Like us on Facebook.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
If our good friend "Patchy Frost" shows up tonight, it will be the earliest on record.
According to Tom Skilling, AccuWeather and others, the Glen Ellyn area might be in for the earliest frost in many a year tonight. The National Weather Services-Chicago says our old friend, "Patchy Frost" is back in town and has even posted a Hazardous Weather Forecast in his honor. "Patchy frost is possible west of a Crystal-Lake-to-Pontiac line after midnight," the NWS-C says. There's also a high risk of rip currents for the Illinois and Indiana shores of Lake Michigan. Tom Skilling says the Coolest weather since late May threatens unseasonably early frost far west/northwest suburbs. According to Skilling, we could see frost Tuesday night (Sept. 18, 2012) in colder locations well west and northwest of the city. Areas at risk include the …