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Dangerously Cold Temperatures this Week

| January 6, 2015

Dangerously cold temperatures will be the story this week. We’ll not only be dealing with subzero temperatures, but subzero wind chills as well. “Wind chill is the combination of the air temperature, plus the impact of the wind speed on your exposed skin,” says Meteorologist in Charge at the National Weather Service in Caribou, Richard […]

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The Polar Vortex…Not a New Phenomenon

| November 27, 2014

Now I’m sure you’ve heard this term…POLAR VORTEX. So apparently we’re dealing with the “return of the polar vortex,” but what most people don’t understand is, it’s nothing new. “The average person who isn’t a scientist, that isn’t a meteorologist, that get their information from the newscast thinks that the polar vortex is something brand […]

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Winter Forecast Part 1: How Cold?

| November 5, 2014

With the weekend storm we just had across most of our area, many folks are probably wondering what kind of winter it is going to be. Chief Meteorologist Ted Shapiro has some thoughts on that very topic.┬áHere are his thoughts on how the winter cold this year will compare with last year. Well, here you […]

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Some Communities See Record Cold

| January 2, 2014

Some communities in our area saw record cold today. The bitter cold is all people could talk about and of course THINK ABOUT, especially for those who have to be OUT and ABOUT. It’s cold. One of the coldest days on record in some areas. One of the lowest community temperatures, Caribou says Todd Foisy […]

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