NH Mountain Sees US Record -108 Wind Chill [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports:

The wind chill at the summit of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington dropped to minus-108 degrees on Friday, marking what meteorologists and climate scientists say is probably the lowest recorded in the history of the United States at a time when the Northeast is getting battered with dangerously cold air.

Videos recorded by the nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory show how the extreme cold and strong winds of more than 100 mph from the arctic air blast walloped the summit on Friday afternoon — and made the mountain with the tallest peak in the Northeast look like it’s not from Earth.

In fact, the eerie scene atop Mount Washington was slightly colder than the average temperature on Mars this week, according to NASA.

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