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How long you can stay outside in extreme cold before getting frostbite

The first polar vortex since 2014 is sweeping parts of the continental US. This week, the Midwest will see temperatures far below average, sometimes as cold as minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit with wind chill. Officials have canceled school, grounded flights, and suspended mail service in some especially cold areas, urging […]
How long you can stay outside in extreme cold before getting frostbite
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Another Polar Vortex Is Coming To The East Coast

After a relatively mild weekend that had many in the Northeast thinking that Spring had finally sprung, the dreaded polar vortex is expected to return this week, bringing colder than normal temperatures to the central and eastern United States through the start of the work week, the National Weather Service […]
Another Polar Vortex Is Coming To The East Coast
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The Polar Vortex Looks Terrifying From Space

The whirlpool of cold air, known as a “polar vortex,” bringing frigid temperatures to half of the United States was captured on Monday, Jan. 6, by one of NOAA’s satellites. In the image, the vortex is pushing southward over western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota, according to NASA.
The Polar Vortex Looks Terrifying From Space
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Here’s Why Extreme Cold Is Disastrous For Air Travel

Extreme cold in the Midwest and Northeast has led airlines to cancel more than 6,000 U.S. flights over the past two days, Commercial planes are no strangers to extreme cold. Above 37,000 feet, the air is far colder than it is on the ground. Low temperatures on their own don’t […]
Here’s Why Extreme Cold Is Disastrous For Air Travel
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Central Park Breaks Record Low Temperature For This Date

Central Park was 5 degrees Tuesday morning, the coldest it’s been on a Jan. 7 since 1896, according to NBC New York. This blast of frigid air comes after Central Park reached a high temperature of 55 degrees on Monday. The coldest temperature ever recorded at Central Park was -15 […]
Central Park Breaks Record Low Temperature For This Date