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Cold Weather Blamed for Tennessee Air Force Base Water Leaks

Officials at Arnold Air Force Base in southern Tennessee say frigid temperatures are impacting Arnold Engineering Development Complex. The colder-than-normal winter weather is being blamed for 31 water leaks resulting in about $200,000 in damages. While $235,000 isn’t cheap, AEDC …

Frigid Weather Could Lead to Burst Pipes and Fallen Trees

Dangerously low temperatures, such as those enveloping the central, eastern and even southern United States, bring with them potential hazards for homeowners and drivers alike, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). “Severe winter weather is the third-largest cause of …

‘Polar Pig’ Threatens Coldest U.S. Weather in Two Decades

The coldest air in almost 20 years is sweeping over the central U.S. toward the East Coast, threatening to topple temperature records, ignite energy demand and damage Great Plains winter wheat. Chicago’s high today won’t reach zero Fahrenheit (minus 18 …