Feel the chill: icy examples of polar vortex in US – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:27 Frozen winds have brought record-low temperatures to the US midwest as a blast of Arctic air, known as the polar vortex, unnerves residents accustomed to brutal winters… Wet clothes freeze after 10 minutes, ice arrives after a hot shower and ships Läs mer…

'Cold as ºF': Chicago residents make best of life in 'Chiberia' during polar vortex

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chicago Residents brave the weather to post photographs on social media showing just how cold things have got Polar vortex: deaths as Arctic air spreads across US midwest Steam hovers above Lake Michigan as temperatures dropped to -20 degrees F (-29C) in Chicago, or Läs mer…

Lake Michigan like a 'boiling cauldron' as temperatures plummet in Chicago – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video Wind chills fell as low as -47C in Chicago, with the temperature hitting -23C, as bitterly cold weather moved into Illinois, US. A local newscaster published this video of Lake Michigan, as viewed from Chicago’s Edgewater neighbourhood, appearing like a ‘boiling cauldron’ Läs mer…

Deep freeze: record-breaking cold as polar vortex grips America – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Officials say temperatures could reach as low as -40C as the polar vortex spreads across the midwest and the east. On Wednesday morning Chicago was significantly colder than Antarctica A pedestrian stops to take a photo by the Chicago river as bitter cold phenomenon Läs mer…

Polar vortex: US braces for life-threatening temperatures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US weather Great Lakes may dip to -40F amid bitter cold carried by the polar vortex, a stream of air that spins around over the North Pole A woman braves the freezing weather as she crosses the street in Chicago, Illinois Tuesday. Photograph: Kamil Läs mer…

Polar vortex: -46C temperatures turn Chicago River to ice – video report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:54 A blast of Arctic-chilled air from the polar vortex has reached the US as temperatures drop to as low as -46C (-50F) in Chicago. Cities in the midwest opened warming shelters as temperatures plummeted well below zero. ’This storm poses a Läs mer…

Polar vortex blasts US with life-threatening cold

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US weather Warming shelters open in midwest as Chicago area sees temperatures drop to -50F (-46C), with snow possible in southern states Polar vortex: how cold will it be? A cyclist rides his bike in Detroit as the polar vortex pummels the US. Photograph: Läs mer…

Polar vortex: how cold will it be and what should the midwest expect?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US weather Though the region is familiar with bitter winters, record low temperatures may be threatening, forecasters warn Morning commuters in Chicago on 28 January. Photograph: Rich Hein/AP Record low temperatures are descending on the American midwest. The region is long familiar with bitter Läs mer…