Cold

Don Ames
June 28, 2018 - 6:50 am
The cold war is heating up in area offices. The summer office battle over the thermostat setting has set in, causing some workers to lose their cool. It's kind of like a Goldilocks story...what's too hot, what's too cold...and how do we get it just right? Dr. Pamela Wiseman, LSU Health New Orleans...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 16, 2018 - 6:21 am
Get ready for a dramatic drop in temperatures as a the strongest cold front of the season brings Arctic air to the New Orleans area. "Another Arctic Cold Front will move through today. Temperatures will be the highest in the 40s and will fall into the 30s this afternoon," WWL TV Meteorologist Dave...
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January 05, 2018 - 9:12 am
The arctic blast is expected to start receding this weekend, sending the state back to its usual mild winter weather. Low temperatures this week sat in the lower 20s for much of Louisiana. State Climatologist Barry Keim says it’s one of the coldest weeks on record. “Baton Rouge is now in its sixth...
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Chris Miller
January 04, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Bright and clear sunny skies are bringing afternoon temperatures into the mid-40s in New Orleans, but after sundown, the freeze comes back. "Another hard freeze warning has been issued on both sides of the lake," said Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Franklin said. "Tomorrow afternoon again in the 40s...
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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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January 02, 2018 - 6:24 pm
By JEFF MARTIN and RUSS BYNUM | Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) -- A prolonged stretch of brutal cold is taking a toll in the South, sending people in Atlanta to the emergency room seeking treatment for hypothermia and existing ailments made worse by the frigid weather. The temperature in Atlanta...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 02, 2018 - 6:33 am
All of Southeast Louisiana is under a Hard Freeze Warning until noon today. "It is a very cold start to the day!" WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said. "We have some of the coldest temperatures since January of 2014! Temperatures are in the teens north and 20s south, but the wind makes it feel...
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December 27, 2017 - 5:57 pm
(WWL.com) Louisiana is experiencing another very cold day, and it looks to stay this way and get even chillier into the New Year. State Climatologist Barry Keim says the polar vortex has arrived with a vengeance and it's going to affect us for at least the next week and perhaps even longer. "High...
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Jim Hanzo
December 06, 2017 - 8:47 am
We'll be hard pressed to get out of the forties today. It is bitter cold. We checked with some folks to find out if they like this cold blast of winter or do they prefer it to be warm. "For me, cold weather," said this woman. "I love every minute of it. I love sweaters, I love jackets, I love hot...
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