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Polar Vortex Spawns State Of Emergency Declarations

The Weather Channel reports: The polar vortex is gripping the Midwest Wednesday with the coldest Arctic air in a generation, forcing widespread school and government office closures, leaving tens of thousands without power, and in a rarity, prompting the U.S. Postal Service to suspend delivery to a widespread swath of the region. The break in the polar vortex brought a …

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Life-Threatening Polar Vortex To Clobber Midwest

AccuWeather reports: The coldest weather in years will put millions of people and animals throughout the midwestern United States at risk for hypothermia and frostbite to occur in minutes during the final days of January. On Tuesday night, widespread lows under 30 below zero will grip much of North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and Minnesota. Temperatures in Chicago can drop …

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The Polar Vortex Is Returning This Weekend

NBC News reports: Millions of Americans across the Northeast should brace for what could be the coldest temperatures in over a decade this Valentine’s Day weekend, forecasters warned Friday. The National Weather Service said the “life threatening” icy blast was set to arrive in the region Saturday, but the coldest air would not arrive until Sunday morning — with several …

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