HCMC Treats 33 Frostbite Cases In 1 Week During Recent Cold SnapIn treating frostbite, time is everything. The faster doctors treat the injured skin, the higher the chances they can save it.
Families Take Advantage Of Indoor Playgrounds After Cold Causes School ClosingsSchools across the state were delayed or closed down Thursday because of the arctic blast.
The Criteria Schools Use To Make Weather-Related ClosingsDozens of schools across Minnesota are delaying or cancelling classes Thursday due to the arctic blast -- but every district has a different method for making the decision to cancel classes.
Man Being Treated For Frostbite Warns Of Cold Weather DangersThe threat of hypothermia and frostbite is very real when temperatures dip well below zero degrees.
Time To Layer Up: Sub-Zero Temps Bring Frostbite RiskTemperatures have dropped below zero the last few days, and hospitals are seeing an uptick in patients with frostbite.
Wind Chill Advisory For Much Of Western, Northern MinnesotaThe new year is greeting Minnesotans with an arctic blast and wind chills as cold as 40 below zero.
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.