The Dec. 28 storm resulted in around 500 crashes, dozens of severe injuries, and two deaths.
People with arthritis have blamed weather for worsening their symptoms since at least the fifth century BCE. Today, about three-quarters of individuals living with arthritis believe weather affects their pain.
It was actually a warmer-than-average, drier-than-average year. Then February happened.
Lightning injures hundreds of people in the United States each year. Most survive their injuries, some don’t. Here’s what you need to know.
A study, recently published in the journal PLOS ONE, found a strong link between certain weather conditions and people’s moods as expressed through their social media postings.
According to the study’s findings, the flu season appears to take off about one week after a sustained cold period, when temperatures dip below freezing and humidity is low.
“People who suffer from either of these conditions should not focus on the weather as it does not have an important influence on your symptoms and it is outside your control,” said co-author Manuela Ferreira.
We’ve added new features to our historical weather application.
Posts that express either a positive or negative emotion can generate weather systems of their own.
Authorities are asking residents to let a cold water faucet drip, to keep the water moving in the pipes and discourage freezing. They’ll adjust water bills to cover the extra use.
Joan Willshire, executive director of the Minnesota State Council on Disabilities, was stuck in an unshoveled sidewalk along University Avenue in St. Paul.
Allowing indoor temperatures to stay mildly chilly — say, around 60 degrees F — may help boost weight loss by increasing energy expenditure.