STAFF BLOG WDAZ STORMTRACKER WEATHER Winter 2013-2014 Statistics
The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) released their analysis of the winter of 2013-2014 last week. NCDC ranked the period from December 1 through February 28 as the 25th coldest on record for Nort... Posted on 3/19/14 at 8:59 AM
HEALTH BEAT The 'shiver' diet? Don't we wish
We hardy inhabitants of the Snow Belt have joked for years about the calories we (theoretically) burn from shivering our way through winter.
But wait - could there be scientific evidence supporting s... Posted on 2/5/14 at 1:13 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY The Long Winter
Too many cold days. Too many snow days. The book that Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote called "The Long Winter" was indeed a cautionary tale. Let's face it, we are all going a little stir crazy! We start ... Posted on 1/24/14 at 9:14 AM
CHEF JEFF Greek Potato Salad
Potato salad is not exclusive to the Americas. It comes in many forms and is extremely popular worldwide. And just about everyone has a favorite potato salad recipe.
Of course, like most other people... Posted on 1/28/13 at 3:56 PM
COMPASS POINTS No desire to fish in this cold
A co-worker came up to my desk this morning and said, You probably wish you were ice fishing on a day like this.
He knows me well enough to know there was a time I wouldnt have hesitated to hit the i... Posted on 1/21/13 at 1:04 PM
The National Weather Service may be issuing a new type of weather warning in the next weeks. The NWS offices of North and South Dakota and Minnesota will experiment with issuing “extreme cold warnings.”
A Pennsylvania-based company - producer of favorites such as Mike and Ike, Hot Tomales and Peeps - gave its employees an ultimatum last year: Meet annual sales goals, and the company’s 2010 convention would be in tropical Hawaii, where temperatures reached 80 degrees Monday.
As brutally cold temperatures set in, we are having to bundle up with many layers of clothing. Colder weather means harder work for those who have to work outside. Snow removal companies and Christmas tree sellers are dealing with the sub-zero temperatures.
Wintry weather appears to be a factor in the death of a southwestern Minnesota man. Law officers were called Tuesday morning to a county road near Kenneth on a report that someone had driven into the ditch.
Temperatures plummeted this morning to the coldest they've been so far this winter.
Combine that with wind chills better than -30 and its wasn't a pleasant experience.
Still at UND students braved the cold to make it to the last of their final exams.
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