As Golden Triangle residents brace for another round of freezing temperatures, at least two organizations are making adjustments in anticipation of problems associated with cold weather.
Tim Rutledge’s eyelid had frozen shut. His voice was hoarse after competing for hours with bitter-cold wind and humming truck engines while screaming for help. He was losing consciousness, pinned under his rig in sub-zero temperatures at an Indiana truck stop.
We’ve become weather wimps.
As the world warms, the United States is getting fewer bitter cold spells like the one that gripped much of the nation this week. So when a deep freeze strikes, scientists say, it seems more unprecedented than it really is.
Ruby Hall, a residence hall that houses about 400 students within Mississippi State University’s Zacharias Village, sat completely devoid Tuesday of the energetic bustle of students preparing for the start of spring semester classes.
Numerous Mississippi State University students will be displaced from their residence halls after freezing temperatures ruptured pipes and flooded dorms, the university announced Tuesday.
A Mississippi coroner says a South Dakota man found dead in a tent in Gulfport on Monday died of hypothermia.
Just how cold is it in Kentucky? Apparently cold enough for an escaped prisoner to decide to turn himself in.
Farmers hustled to harvest citrus and protect strawberries, homeless shelters admitted all comers, Terrebonne Parish jail inmates got extra blankets and people were warned to protect pipes, plants and pets as arctic air smacked into the Deep South and temperatures plummeted in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Officials in Mississippi are urging residents to prepare for a blast of freezing weather expected to hit the state beginning Sunday night.
The weather outside is frightful…
The AccuWeather.com forecast for the Golden Triangle this afternoon is mostly cloudy and much colder with occasional rain and a thunderstorm. In the evening, there will be occasional drizzle and breezy winds with an overnight low of 30 degrees.