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A cold U.S. Winter for sure, but 8th warmest globally

Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Mar 19 2014 - 3:05pm

Despite the frigid temperatures that kept those in the eastern United States shivering all winter, the period from December 2013 to February 2014 was the 8th warmest on record globally, the U.S. National Climatic Data Center reported Wednesday. That warmth early in the year could set the stage for another record or near-record warm year, one NCDC...

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Love it or hate it ... winter’s here to stay for a few more weeks

Sara Hawker
Feb 17 2014 - 10:48am

Phil the groundhog once again saw his shadow, which forecasts that we'll have another six weeks of winter. This causes many people to groan, while others are excited by the news of snow.Lately I've heard a lot of talk about the winter weather, and I've decided to add my opinion. Here are a few pros and cons of winter snow in Utah.* Pro No. 1: I've...

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OK, winter does allow one to enjoy guilty pleasures

Don Porter
Jan 19 2014 - 7:00am

When I was a child, I loved winter. This, even though the cold months in Wyoming were reliably brutal -- the snow does not "fall" in the Cowboy State, it "blows." I enjoyed sledding and igloo-building and all the other deep-freeze pastimes witless, energetic boys find entertaining.

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December freeze leaves several homes with frozen water pipes

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 16 2013 - 3:56pm

ROY -- Broken pipes are showing up early this year along the Wasatch Front due to colder than average temperatures.

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GALLERY: Cold, snow, ice blast eastward across the U.S.

A drop of water falls from an icy tree branch in Cockeysville, Md., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm

Snow and ice cover the northeast after a storm moved through the area Sunday and Monday morning. A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country.

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Holiday time: This stuff doesn't go together

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 7 2013 - 4:34pm

There are some annoying and even dangerous combinations this time of year, which all of us should be aware of or reminded about.

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Winter weather's here and so are its hazards

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 2 2013 - 12:33pm

OGDEN -- Enjoy the recent balmy weather? Sorry, it's time for a change. Snow and colder temperatures are expected to settle in this week. Along with snow, ice and cold, also comes amputated fingers, frostbite, heart attacks and sports injuries.According to the Center on Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio...

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Bank of Utah sponsors coat drive

Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 22 2013 - 1:05am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Bank of Utah plans to warm up Utah families in need this holiday season by sponsoring its annual "Warm Bodies, Warm Souls" coat drive, starting Monday, Nov. 25,  through Dec. 13.

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A cold U.S. Winter for sure, but 8th warmest globally

Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Mar 19 2014 - 3:05pm

Despite the frigid temperatures that kept those in the eastern United States shivering all winter, the period from December 2013 to February 2014 was the 8th warmest on record globally, the U.S. National Climatic Data Center reported Wednesday. That warmth early in the year could set the stage for another record or near-record warm year, one NCDC...

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Folks don skimpy outfits for Polar Bear Run in Ogden

Jyl London, of West Haven, won a best-dressed award for her polka-dot bikini top and short shorts.  (BRIAN WOLFER/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Feb 24 2013 - 12:06am

OGDEN -- With the temperature a frigid 29 degrees and a wind chill that made it seem 10 degrees colder, Jyl London took special precautions Saturday morning as she prepared for a 5K run.The West Haven resident tucked hand warmers into the scarf-end pockets of her plush polar bear hat/scarf. She wore double-layer short shorts, and she chose her...

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GALLERY: Cold, snow, ice blast eastward across the U.S.

A drop of water falls from an icy tree branch in Cockeysville, Md., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm

Snow and ice cover the northeast after a storm moved through the area Sunday and Monday morning. A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country.

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GALLERY: Recycled Wool Mittens Workshop at Ogden Nature Center

Julia Thurgood, 8, clockwise from left, Emma Thurgood, 10, of West Jordan, their aunt, Britney Jelaco, from Syracuse, and their grandmother, Rochelle Jelaco, of Syracuse, watched as Volunteer Coordinator for the Ogden Nature Center Jenny Frame, of Ogden, instructed Elaine Flint, of West Point, on how to sew the lining of a pair of mittens during the Recycled Wool Mitten Workshop at the Ogden Nature Center on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Nov 9 2013 - 4:13pm

Recycled Wool Mitten Workshop and Hypertufa Trough Class at the Ogden Nature Center on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Cold, snow, ice blast eastward across the U.S.

A drop of water falls from an icy tree branch in Cockeysville, Md., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm

Snow and ice cover the northeast after a storm moved through the area Sunday and Monday morning. A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country.

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GALLERY: Recycled Wool Mittens Workshop at Ogden Nature Center

Julia Thurgood, 8, clockwise from left, Emma Thurgood, 10, of West Jordan, their aunt, Britney Jelaco, from Syracuse, and their grandmother, Rochelle Jelaco, of Syracuse, watched as Volunteer Coordinator for the Ogden Nature Center Jenny Frame, of Ogden, instructed Elaine Flint, of West Point, on how to sew the lining of a pair of mittens during the Recycled Wool Mitten Workshop at the Ogden Nature Center on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Nov 9 2013 - 4:13pm

Recycled Wool Mitten Workshop and Hypertufa Trough Class at the Ogden Nature Center on Saturday, November 9, 2013. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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Folks don skimpy outfits for Polar Bear Run in Ogden

Jyl London, of West Haven, won a best-dressed award for her polka-dot bikini top and short shorts.  (BRIAN WOLFER/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Feb 24 2013 - 12:06am

OGDEN -- With the temperature a frigid 29 degrees and a wind chill that made it seem 10 degrees colder, Jyl London took special precautions Saturday morning as she prepared for a 5K run.The West Haven resident tucked hand warmers into the scarf-end pockets of her plush polar bear hat/scarf. She wore double-layer short shorts, and she chose her...

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GALLERY: Freezing rain causing hazardous conditions in the Top of Utah

A driver fills out a police report after rolling her vehicle on the onramp to I-80 in Salt Lake County Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. An unusual freezing rain blanketed the Salt Lake City metropolitan area making driving around the valley extremely hazardous. The Salt Lake International Airport was closed down for several hours earlier today. (AP Photo/Deseret News, Jeffrey D. Allred)

Nick Short, Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Jan 24 2013 - 5:51pm

Freezing rain causes dangerous conditions for commuters and travelers in Northern Utah.

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GALLERY: Climbing a frozen waterfall

Shad Brunham prepares to climb Malan's waterfall in Waterfall Canyon Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in Ogden, Utah.  (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Nick Short, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 17 2013 - 1:12pm

Ice climbers take advantage of cold temperatures to climb in Waterfall Canyon above Ogden.

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GALLERY: Heavy snow storm pounds Northern Utah

January 11, 2013 snow storm in Bountiful, Ut. (Submitted by Josh Adair of Bountiful)

Bryan Nielsen, Contributed, Nick Short, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 14 2013 - 10:23am

See photos from readers and staff photographers on the big winter storm pounding the Top of Utah. Send your snow pictures to yourpics@standard.net

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GALLERY: 2002 Winter Olympics - A look back

Canada's Kevin Martin, left, and  Swedish opponent Magnus Swartling, right, streak past the ice during a practice session Sunday, February 10, 2002. (ALAN MURRAY/Standard-Examiner)

Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 9 2012 - 5:55pm

See some photos of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. February 2012 marks the 10 year anniversary. -- To view the images in a slideshow format please click on the large photo at the bottom of the gallery and then use the right or left arrows to navigate.

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GALLERY: Eastern Europe in freezing temperatures

Girls sit on a crocodile made of ice on a pond in Dobra Voda, near the city of Horice, Czech Republic, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

The Associated Press
Feb 8 2012 - 6:41pm

Eastern Europe is experiencing temperatures that have plunged to below -31 Degrees F.

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