In Town For the Super Bowl? Bundle Up, Avoid FrostbiteAs they enjoy the bright lights and frigid temps, HCMCis actually worried out-of-towners could get frostbite if they're not careful.
Doctor Warns Of Frostbite Risk Ahead Of Super BowlTens of thousands of visitors are in town for the Super Bowl this week -- many of whom have never experienced the cold.
Wildlife Rehab Center Treating Trumpeter Swan With FrostbiteThe Wildlife Rehabilitation Center sent out a reminder Tuesday that it’s not just people who suffer from frostbite on these bitterly cold days.
HCMC Reports At Least 12 Frostbite Cases In 48 HoursHennepin County Medical Center says it has had about six cases of frostbite since Sunday and 12 or 13 over the last 48 hours.
Arctic Cold Looks To Last Through The WeekendFrigid arctic air has descended upon Minnesota, and it isn’t going anywhere soon.
Extreme Cold Affects Holidazzle, Takes Over Twin CitiesWarm weather might be on the way, but this weekend’s winter blast left a frigid footprint across the Twin Cities.
Coldest Air Of The Season Set To Ruin Your WeekendDid the comparatively warm air of the last few days lull you into a false sense of security? Well change your plans, bundle up, and hunker down. The coldest temperatures of the season so far are set to arrive this weekend in Minnesota.
HCMC Preparing For Influx Of Frostbite Patients As Temps DropHCMC typically treats about 50-75 frostbite victims each year, and Dr. Jon Gayken -- a burn and trauma surgeon at the hospital -- says there's a common factor in those cases.
Gloves Or Mittens: Which Keeps You Warmer?Nobody wants frozen fingers or frostbite this time of year. So we tackled the tough question: Are gloves warmer than mittens? The answer we got wasn't exactly cut and dry. At the REI in Roseville, you can find a good pair of gloves or mittens anywhere from $30 all the way up to $275.
Man's Brush With Frostbite Serves As A Warning For OthersBitter cold weather means hospitals are expecting to see more cases of frostbite. Dr. Ryan Fey at Hennepin County Medical Center said he has about current patients with severe frostbite.
Lows Plunge To Nearly 30 Below In Northern MinnesotaThe deep freeze is on in Minnesota.
Guy On A Bike: Dressing for Winter CyclingThis marks my fourth consecutive winter of cycling to work at WCCO-TV. With some preparation, and a lot of luck, I've ridden to work every single weekday in that timeframe. Over that span, of more than 1,000 days, the temperatures have varied by more than 120 degrees! (On January 6 of this year I rode in minus 22 F, while the mercury peaked at 102 F on July 6, 2012.) Needless to say, I truly live by the old motto that there are no bad days to ride, just bad preparation.