cold weather

Regional
11:06 am
Mon March 3, 2014

VIDEO: 88,000 Visitors Make Slippery Trek to Apostle Islands' Extraordinary Ice Caves

More than 88,000 visitors have come to the Apostle Islands National Park to see the ice caves.
Ben Habanek

If you're hoping to take advantage of the extended winter season to visit the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore ice caves, you certainly won't be alone.

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Environment
1:00 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Thick Ice on Wisconsin Rivers Could Lead to Ice Jams This Spring

Milwaukee River upstream from Humboldt Avenue.
Credit Susan Bence

This year’s spring thaw, when it begins, could produce hazardous conditions on some waterways in Wisconsin - ice jams.

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Health & Science
6:00 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Cold Weather Could be Impacting Your Mood

Cold weather could mean mood swings for some
Credit Susan Bence

We’ve been experiencing one of our coldest winters, in decades. Maybe you’ve added your voice to the chorus of complaints.

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Regional
9:40 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Howling Wind, Crunching Snow, Sounds are Crisper in the Cold

Credit Photos.com

When you venture outside during our bitterly cold weather, some things may sound a bit different - car tires driving on snow or a person stepping on it.

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Environment
5:32 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Thaw After Deep Freeze Can Wreak Havoc on Your Home

Thawing after a deep freeze can pose potential problems for your home.
Credit Leia/Flickr

Mike Westendorf, director of operations for Innovative Weather at UW-Milwaukee, offers the latest for the upcoming winter forecast.
Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci talks to Mike Wood of Callen Construction.

A January thaw is on its way by later this week (listen above). While that will undoubtedly be a relief the recent subzero temperatures, the rapid warm-up also comes with some hazards, especially for homeowners.

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