- Just how cold is this week’s midwestern polar vortex get? On Wednesday, it will be colder in Chicago than in Antarctica, Siberia, or the top of Mt. Everest.
- Local forecasters are predicting temps to reach a record low of 20 below zero on Wednesday.
- And it won’t just be the Windy City – more than 90 million people in the U.S. will experience below-zero temps this week. John Gagan with the National Weather Service is calling it ‘once in a generation’ cold.
- Are you ready for the cold? What steps do you take to prepare? What’s the coldest weather you can remember?
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