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Buffalo New York Faces Floods As Record Snowfall Melts

Buffalo's recent record snowfall turns into dangerous flood water as temperatures abruptly rise, Cozy Products report. As high winds bring warmer temperatures to a region that just last week gained 88 inches (over 7 feet) of snow, flood concerns consume Western New York (USA Today).Cozy Products, heating experts, report. "Since many storm drains are snow clogged, many urban areas will likely experience flooding with several feet of water possibly accumulating on some stretches of road. Some residential basements will start to flood at this time, as well," stated the National Weather Service via USA Today. According to NBC News, the New York...

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Number of Fires Rise as Temperatures Drop

With the recent dry cold snap hitting the country, fire risk is especially high and fires are being reported nationwide. Cozy Products share tips for reducing fire risk. The cold is being felt all over the country, and people are responding by turning up the heat – increasing the risk of house fires. According to the Red Cross, house fires are most likely to occur in the fall and winter months.Cozy Products manufacturers of low-watt products, advise. The Red Cross reports that “Home fires can happen at any time, but they generally increase during the fall and winter, with December and...

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Winter 2015 is Coming: Farmers’ Almanac Again Predicts Nasty Winter Ahead

After Winter 2014, many Americans were hoping for a mild winter this year. Unfortunately, as Cozy Products reports, that's not in the cards. Winter is coming – and it’s going to be another cold one. Americans saw the proof of the Farmers’ Almanac’s accuracy last winter, when they predicted the “colder-than-normal winter for two-thirds of the country” with “piercing cold” conditions (Cozy News).Cozy Products explain why Americans should prepare now for yet another below-normal winter. This year, the Old Farmers Almanac again predicts that it will be colder than normal for most of the country. In the Midwestern and Heartland sections, including...

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Chicago’s “Jobs Desert” Aided with Training by Greater West and Hiring Partners Like Bird-X, Inc.

The job markets on the west and south sides of Chicago continue to struggle, where education and job opportunities are extremely difficult to find. The community-based organization Greater West offers education programs tailored to local business demands, such as Bird-X, Inc., including its shipping and receiving program currently in progress.  April 2014 marks the start of Greater West Town Community Development Project’s most recent community education program for shipping and receiving skills, tailored to the specific needs of local businesses who hire its graduates, including Bird-X, Inc. "Greater West is a community-based response to expand economic opportunities for the disadvantaged residents of...

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Is This Polar Vortex Round 2 Or Just a Long Winter? Tips to Keep Cozy and Safe As This Cold Spell Progresses

As temperatures begin to drop once again, people are asking how long this winter is going to last. Unfortunately, as previously reported by Cozy Products on advisement of The Farmers’ Almanac, this long winter is expected to creep into the spring season. While the first Polar Vortex struck the continent with a bang, what the media is calling “Polar Vortex 2.0” may be mostly hype. In reality, as Cozy Productsreported back in September, this winter is predicted to be atypically cold, bitter, and drawn out. In more detail, the 220-year-old publication The Farmers’ Almanac, whose predictions prove consistently true year...

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