frost http://michiganradio.org en Cold snap causing health problems in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/cold-snap-causing-health-problems-michigan <p>Michigan hospital emergency rooms and urgent care centers are seeing patients who’ve been injured during this cold snap.</p><p></p><p>Dr. Scott Lazzara is an urgent care physician at McLaren Greater Lansing. &nbsp;He says he’s seen a lot of slip and falls.</p><p></p><p>“We’re seeing a lot of people who are falling, breaking their wrist, hurting their back, spraining their ankles,” says Lazzara.</p><p></p><p>Lazzara says people are so bundled up to fight the cold their vision is impaired and they're less able to avoid slipping and falling.</p><p></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 22:17:49 +0000 Steve Carmody 15904 at http://michiganradio.org Cold snap causing health problems in Michigan Frost wipes out juice grapes in SW Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/frost-wipes-out-juice-grapes-sw-michigan <p>A devastating frost has wiped out grapes grown for juice in southwestern Michigan. John Jasper, a surveyor for Welch&#39;s Foods,<a href="http://www.abc57.com/photo-gallery/Welchs-95-percent-of-grapes-in-Southwest-Michigan-destroyed-147373675.html"> tells TV station ABC57 </a>that he went through hundreds of acres before even finding a live bud. He estimates more than 10,000 acres were destroyed Thursday, mostly in Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties.</p> Sun, 15 Apr 2012 17:45:00 +0000 The Associated Press 7043 at http://michiganradio.org Frost wipes out juice grapes in SW Michigan Early season frost threatens Michigan crops http://michiganradio.org/post/early-season-frost-threatens-michigan-crops <p>&nbsp;An early season cold snap is threatening to seriously damage Michigan&rsquo;s corn crop.&nbsp;&nbsp; Temperatures are expected to slide into the 30&rsquo;s tonight and into the weekend.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>This year did not start well for Michigan farmers.&nbsp;&nbsp; A cold, wet Spring delayed planting for nearly two months.&nbsp;&nbsp; Now, an early season frost could damage corn, soybean and other crops just a&nbsp;few weeks from harvest.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 20:15:48 +0000 Steve Carmody 4156 at http://michiganradio.org Early season frost threatens Michigan crops