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We Complained About the Cold, Now We’re Tweeting About the Heat

People who've lived around this area for a while know that most winters are lengthy, dreary, mostly snowfall-free (lately), and really, really cold. That's just the way it is, and we deal with it. Sure, there's some complaining, but we mostly just soldier on, confident in the knowledge that we'll have a nice two-day Spring, then head into the blast furnace.

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What to Avoid During Rockford’s Current Heatwave

As I write this, Rockford's current temperature reading is only 84 degrees. However, before the day is out, we'll see temps over 90 degrees with a heat index that goes even higher. The next several days may bring even warmer temperatures--maybe even as high as 95.

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5 Tips To Beat The Heat In Rockford

Summer is finally here. At least Mother Nature says that with the hot weather we are experiencing.

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Rockford is Looking at Record-Breaking Heat this Weekend

Starting Friday, the Forest City is going to get a whole lot warmer. How much warmer? Well, with the projected high temperature on Friday expected to hit 93, and up to 95 degrees on Saturday, we might be looking at new state records. We may not make it, but we will be in the over-heated ballpark.

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Snoring Pug Knows How to Beat the Heat

I just finished an article called "Top 5 Ways to Beat the Heat." The article takes on the topic of battling summer heat very seriously, offering up thoughtful solutions like:

  • Buy an air-conditioner
  • Buy a dehumidifier
  • Embrace Ceiling Fans (not literally
  • ...

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NFL Player Warns Against Leaving Dogs in a Hot Car

The photo above is part of campaign in Great Britain to educate people on the dangers of leaving their dogs in a hot car during the summer, even if you only leave the dog for a few minutes...

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Watch This Guy’s Hilarious Heat Rant

Judging by over 500,000 Facebook views and thousands more views on YouTube, lots of people feeling the heat agree with Eric Cornell, an "author, public speaker, singer, master image/hair stylist and Cre8tive Solutions Coach...

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Let’s Talk Cold Weather

Having fallen into the deep freeze ourselves, it's easy to think that it doesn't get much colder than it is right now (or will be within the next couple of days)...

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