Although we are still tracking some light snow and icy/snow covered roads, the biggest concern for the morning will be the frigid temperatures. We are starting off with temperatures a few degrees above/below zero. Due to a breezy wind this morning, our wind chill, or what it "feels" like is well below zero. Please bundle up with numerous layers as you head out this morning. You will likely need to keep all the layers on hand throughout the day as highs reach the teens and low 20s with lingering flurries possible. For a full look at the weekend, click on the "Weather" tab.
Winter sports can be dangerous, even for experienced athletes. That's why helmets are required for alpine skiers and snowboarders in the Olympics.
According to the American Physical Therapy Association, head injuries remain one of the primary reasons winter sports lovers end up in the Emergency Room.
Now a study out of the journal of the American Medical Association finds that wearing a helmet, even on the bunny slope, is protecting skiers from head trauma.
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