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Late season cold fronts can be deadly. The front that sent temps plunging last week resulted in 18 Coast Guard rescues in the Tamp Bay Area. 23 more words


Liar, liar

The sun was bright in Anchorage on Friday. The bitter north wind had finally stopped blowing. And the temperature had climbed to 20 degrees. The day felt positively balmy. 1,788 more words


Overnight rescue at Big White

An overnight search and rescue mission at Big White,  southeast of Kelowna has ended with positive results after two missing men spent a chilly 12 hours in the wilderness. 126 more words


Odd dog death


Update:  This story was updated with new informtion from Iditarod on March 14, 2017. The organization now says three dogs, including the dead one, suffered heatstroke on a direct flight from Galena to Anchorage. 1,801 more words



No! I’m not suffering from hypothermia, I’m just calm.


I Never Nearly Died of It

Is weather the last topic you can rant about without offending someone?  And even then, it is always worse somewhere.  And at this moment—at every moment—someone is losing her home or life to the weather.  2,887 more words

Memorial grows for Alberta boy who fell through ice in Airdrie

A growing memorial of stuffed animals, cards and flowers sits on a walking bridge in Airdrie, a small suburb of Calgary. It’s a place for the community to gather and mourn the sudden loss of a six-year-old boy. 415 more words