Hypothermia

January 18, 2018 - 1:27 pm
(AP) _ Officials in Louisiana say an 84-year-old man has died from hypothermia and that his wife was hospitalized because her body temperature had dropped to troubling levels. Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres tells The Advocate that deputies found Paul Maker around 11 a.m. Wednesday after...
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Jim Hanzo
January 03, 2018 - 10:50 am
With this blast of cold air we've had in the deep south, there is always the risk of getting hypothermia. Hypothermia is dangerous for anyone spending time outside. Even dangerous for some indoors without heat. "It's something that's not very frequent down here, but there are certain individuals...
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Michael Labingo wraps himself in blankets as the Star of Hope's Love in Action van delivers blankets and supplies to the homeless as temperatures hover in the 30s Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 in Houston. Plunging overnight temperatures in Texas brought rare snow flurries as far south as Austin, and accidents racked up on icy roads across the state. In the central Texas city of Abilene, the local police chief said more than three dozen vehicle crashes were reported in 24 hours. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 10:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bitterly cold temperatures gripped much of the nation on Tuesday, testing the mettle of even winter-wise northerners and delivering a shock to those accustomed to far milder weather in the South. The cold has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths, prompted officials to open...
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Steam rises from Lake Superior as the ship St. Clair comes to harbor during some of the coldest temps of the year, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Canal Park in Duluth, Minn. The St. Clair is a self-unloader built in 1976 at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and is 770 feet long and has 26 hatches that open into 5 cargo holds, providing a load capacity of 45,000 tons. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 6:24 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking century-old records, icing over some New Year's celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories...
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People ice skate at Bryant Park, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in New York. A large swath of northern New York is encased in ice and snow after days of lake-effect storms followed by an arctic cold front sending temperatures well below zero. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
December 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Plunging temperatures across half the country on Thursday underscored a stark reality for low-income Americans who rely on heating aid: Their dollars aren't going to go as far this winter because of rising energy costs. Forecasters warned people to be wary of hypothermia and...
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Luke Eubanks enjoys a day off from school while sledding at Hyrum Gibbons Park in Logan, Utah, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Schools in Cache Valley were closed for the day after a snow storm. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP)
January 06, 2017 - 2:25 am
DENVER (AP) — Skiers in the West are flocking to the mountains after a powerful storm dropped a deep layer of snow during a week that has proven to be both joyous and deadly. At Deer Valley in Utah, Emily Summers said her boss kicked her and her co-workers out of the office Thursday and told them...
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Giorgio Spensieri, 12, sleds Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Longmont, Colo. Connor's injured paw was wrapped up to keep it from getting wet. Forecasters predict that the fast-moving storm will move out of the region and take aim at the southeast by the weekend ahead. (Matthew Jonas/The Daily Times Call via AP)
January 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
DENVER (AP) — As the Southeast prepared for treacherous winter weather, skiers in the West flocked to resorts Thursday to take advantage of deep, fresh snow. At Deer Valley in Utah, Emily Summers said her boss kicked her and her co-workers out of the office and told them to hit the slopes and take...
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In this Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 photo, ice forms in Carl Bentson's beard and mustache as he clears sidewalks near Colborne Street and St. Clair Avenue in St. Paul, Minn. Temperatures dipped below zero for the first time this winter and will hover near there for most of the week. (Scott Takushi /Pioneer Press via AP)
December 15, 2016 - 6:19 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dangerously cold temperatures gripped the Upper Midwest in advance of a storm that's expected to bring several inches of snow in coming days, while schools and officials in the Northeast braced for their own blast of wintry weather. A wind chill advisory enveloped North Dakota,...
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In this Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 photo, ice forms in Carl Bentson's beard and mustache as he clears sidewalks near Colborne Street and St. Clair Avenue in St. Paul, Minn. Temperatures dipped below zero for the first time this winter and will hover near there for most of the week. (Scott Takushi /Pioneer Press via AP)
December 15, 2016 - 12:42 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dangerously cold temperatures gripped the Upper Midwest in advance of a storm that's expected to bring several inches of snow in coming days, while schools and officials in the Northeast braced for their own blast of wintry weather. A wind chill advisory enveloped North Dakota,...
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