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Cold Temperatures

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Water Main Break Damages Several Homes In Carrick

Some Carrick residents will be without water for several hours as crews work to repair a large water main that burst this afternoon.

01/08/2014

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Construction Workers Brave Cold Working High Above Ground On Building Development

This has been a rough week for outdoor jobs in Pittsburgh. But it’s hard to imagine a more difficult task than working on steel beams, high above the ground.

01/08/2014

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Extreme Cold Also Posing Challenges For Utility Crews

Utility crews throughout the region have their work cut out for them as the extreme cold continues to pose challenges.

01/07/2014

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Power Outage Leaves Some East Pittsburgh Residents Without Heat

Power was knocked out Tuesday night for about two and a half hours in the Prospect Terrace housing development in East Pittsburgh, leaving residents to deal with the extreme cold without heat.

01/07/2014

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Elderly Homewood Woman With Broken Heater Refuses To Leave Home

Mary Thompson is horribly cold. A towel wrapped around her head, a blanket around her body, her hands shaking violently from the cold.

01/07/2014

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Arctic Blast Causing Power Problems Across The Region

A transmission tower stands silhouetted against a frosty sky. The sub-zero digits during this record-breaking cold are demanding a lot of juice to keep warm, especially with our neighbors in the northeast.

01/07/2014

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Warming Tent Helping Westmoreland Co.’s First Responders

When Washington Township firefighters arrived on the scene of a house fire on Beech Road Tuesday morning, they had to deal with a house fully engulfed in flames, live wires on the ground and bitter cold temperatures.

01/07/2014

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City, County Response Lines Fielding Cold Weather Calls

Since Monday, operators at the City of Pittsburgh’s 311phone bank and Allegheny County’s 211 phone bank have been on standby to take calls from anyone in the area with a weather-related problem.

01/07/2014

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Postal Worker Bundles Up For Frigid Mail Deliver Route In Ben Avon

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat…” Well, “heat” is not the problem these days. But subzero temperatures and wind chill?

01/07/2014

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City Schools Superintendent Says Decision To Call Off School Is Not Exact Science

School districts throughout the region are weighing the decision whether to close, delay or open on time Wednesday morning.

01/07/2014

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Dollar Energy Fund Helping Locals With No Heat

A brick on a gas stove, the burner on high. This is heat in a Polish Hill apartment with no working furnace.

01/04/2014

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Locals Out Buying Supplies Ahead Of Next Week’s Sub-Zero Forecast

People are bracing for the next round of winter weather.

01/03/2014

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Pittsburghers Bundling Up During Arctic Blast

Local hospitals are already seeing the toll this bitter cold is taking on people, and we haven’t even felt the worst of it yet.

01/03/2014

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Canadians Enjoying Ice Fishing During Bitter Blast

You think it’s cold here wait until you hear how cold it is for our neighbors to the north and what they are doing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2014

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UPMC Professor Explains How To Avoid Frostbite

UPMC Professor of Emergency Medicine gives tips and advice on how to avoid frostbite or hypothermia in these frigid temperatures.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2014

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