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Detroit Experiences Record-Breaking Snowfall

In what should come as a surprise to exactly no one, the Monday night snowfall that pulled northern parts of the United States back into the clutches of the Polar Vortex caused Detroit’s total snowfall of the season to reach …

Polar Vortex: Another On The Way Polar Vortex: Another On The Way

Have you had enough of the cold and snow yet? If you thought the last Polar Vortex and cold spells were bad, get ready for round two. Although many areas of the country are experiencing warm weather with highs in …

Extreme Weather – Is Arctic Warming To Blame? Extreme Weather – Is Arctic Warming To Blame?
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The winter of 2013-14 will go down in the history books as one of the most frigid cold and snowy winters in decades. Records have been broken all over the country, record cold and snowfall levels. But what is really …

Propane Shortage Leads to Price Surge in Midwest US Propane Shortage Leads to Price Surge in Midwest US
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Much fuss has been made about the polar vortex that swept across the US this winter, bringing with it the lowest temperatures the United States has seen in decades. The Midwest, Northeast, South are the areas which have been hit …

Delray Beach Flooding: Wild Weather Heads South Delray Beach Flooding: Wild Weather Heads South

This week’s wild weather was not just limited to the Northern states with the Polar Vortex. Heavy rains in Delray Beach, Fla, on Thursday created flooding in the Boca Raton area, resulting in two fatalities. Elsa Marquez, 56, died when …

Frozen Niagara Falls’ Beauty After the Polar Vortex Frozen Niagara Falls’ Beauty After the Polar Vortex
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Over the past week, a polar vortex has descended into the United States, bringing temperatures well below normal for certain parts of the country. A polar vortex is a strong circulation of winds that normally rotate around the north pole. …

Chicago Polar Bears Stay Indoors During Polar Vortex Chicago Polar Bears Stay Indoors During Polar Vortex

How cold is it? So cold that even the polar bears have to stay inside! Lincoln Park Zoo’s polar bear, Anana, stayed inside due to extreme low temperatures in Chicago on Monday. Sharon Dewar, a zoo spokeswoman, said, “She doesn’t …

It’s So Cold Escaped Prisoners Are Turning Themselves In It’s So Cold Escaped Prisoners Are Turning Themselves In

It’s really cold out there. Really, really cold. A good chunk of the country is still feeling the effects of the Polar Vortex, arctic cyclone, circumpolar whirl – or whatever you want to call it – and that means that …

Winter Storm Ion: It is Really, Really Cold Outside Winter Storm Ion: It is Really, Really Cold Outside
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Today’s winter storm has been brought to you by the polar vortex, guaranteed to bring you unforgiving wind chills, snow and severe overall discomfort. Winter Storm Ion has brought high inches of snow with promises to bring much more. Weather …

Polar Vortex: Harbinger of Coldness Polar Vortex: Harbinger of Coldness
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With a polar vortex gripping the northern and central regions of the country, the National Weather Service warns that “life-threatening wind chill” is something to be taken seriously, as parts of the U.S. brace for temperature lows not seen in …

Polar Vortex Sends Extremely Frigid Temps To U.S. Polar Vortex Sends Extremely Frigid Temps To U.S.

With the biggest part of the country buried in snow from the latest winter storm, sadly, the worst is yet to come, with cold winter blasts that will break records and bring dangerously low temps. Meteorologists are calling it the …