Frostbite

Temperatures Drop Near Zero Degrees In Chicago

Brutal Cold Presents Real Threat Of Frostbite Or Hypothermia

If you don’t take seriously the deep freeze blanketing the Chicago area the past couple days, you do so at your own peril. Frostbite and hypothermia are real threats in this weather.

01/08/2015

Dangerous cold will come in waves this week. (Credit: CBS/Megan Glaros)

Chicago Area Braces For Sub-Zero Temps

A blast of cold weather has the Chicago area bracing for sub zero temperatures and dangerous wind chills.

01/06/2015

Dr. Michelle Sergel, left, talks with a frostbite patient at Stroger Hospital. (CBS)

Extreme Weather Brings Frostbite Cases, Deaths From Snow-Shoveling Exertion

In southwest suburban Will County, three men ranging in age from 57 to 63 died after shoveling snow in Bolingbrook and Joliet, the coroner’s office tells CBS 2.

01/06/2014

Cold Weather Bitter Bundled Up Winter Temperatures

Deep Freeze Settles On Chicago

Chicago woke up this morning to subzero temperature readings and dangerous wind chills.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011