Extreme cold

A Review of Snugpak Jackets and Sleeping Bags

Snugpak are a superb manufacturer of outdoor clothing and leisurewear including Jackets, sleeping bags, sleeping bag liners and backpacks. Snugpak have been trading for a number of years and have several achievements including the Queens award for enterprise. The products produced by Snugpak are designed for both military and civil use and a wide range of colors are available including ...

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The Top 4 Weather Killers

Tornadoes and Hurricanes do incredible damage and usually get a lot of attention in the mainstream media. But despite their dramatic appearance, they are not the most lethal weapons in Mother Nature's arsenal. This article will identify the most potent weather killers and what you can do to survive them. # 1 Extreme Cold It's not dramatic and very easy ...

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Omaha breaks 1899 low temperature record, Nebraska

Cold air which accumulated over portions of the United States and Canada sent temperatures dropping on April 4, 2018, breaking records. The temperature in Omaha dropped to -10.5 °C (13 °F) on the morning of April 4, a full 2.7 °C (5 °F) lower than the previous record for the date, set in 1899. Other communities setting daily records included Grand Island (-10 ...

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Emergency Survival Tips – How to Survive In a Cold Environment

Survival knowledge skills are extremely imperative to ensure an individual possesses the means to survive through a wide range of disaster and potentially fatal situations successfully. Knowing how to survive in a cold environment, having critical survival skills and being equipped with the best survival tools are ways to guarantee 100% safety regardless of how serious or deadly the situation ...

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Cold Weather Injuries at a Glance

Winter is here! Anyone out and about in the cold wet weather is at risk for some temperature related injury if they do not follow some basic common sense precautions. Understanding how hypothermia happens and what things make you at risk can help prevent mild and severe cold related problems. The largest risk is the actual temperature and the length ...

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Winter Running Gear – A Solution to Extreme Temperature

Winter definitely is a tough time. It is still possible to go for your regular exercises and your runs, in spite of the cold weather. All that you have to do is to use effective winter running gears. These days' winter running gears are not all that uncomfortable and heavy, that wearing them would be a pain. They are designed ...

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Weather Safety in Construction Sites

Weather not only influences the pace of construction work but it also affects the level of risks construction workers are exposed to. For example, extremely hot summer temperatures have been known to cause heat exhaustion and heat stroke among workers that the OSHA has already established guidelines on how to protect workers from these risks. On the other hand, windy ...

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Changes to Combat Clothing From the Past Decade

Combat clothing has experienced several changes this past decade. The general uniform for the Army, for example, was replaced, while the camouflage pattern used for all uniforms was revised to have better blending properties. Additionally, conditions in Afghanistan resolved in changes to cold weather clothing systems. The Army Combat Uniform (ACU) is the latest uniform by the military. The material ...

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Cold Weather Camping Tent – Feel Snug As A Bug In A Rug

Keen on holidaying in Karakoram and the mighty Himalayas or other such snow-bound areas? Then you need the basic multi-layered clothing and camping kit to keep the chill at bay! This includes packing smart bedding and a sturdy cold weather camping tent of which the new-age, easy to assemble all-season Expedition items are! It's your choice whether you buy or ...

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