Archive for November 8th, 2014

Polar Vortex to Chill 200 Million People With Arctic Air.

Great, I just despise the cold weather. I am a hot weather bunny.  The ducks last winter learned to walk on ice at my local lake.  I cannot take another winter like last year. OMG!


Arctic air associated with the polar vortex will lunge into the North Central United States early next week and will expand southward and eastward to affect about 200 million people as the week progresses.

The polar vortex is a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region. Occasionally, this pocket of very cold air can get dislodged farther south than normal, leading to cold outbreaks in Canada and the U.S.

The coldest weather of the season so far will extend from the Dakotas to Texas and the Interstate-95 corridor by the end of the week. The outbreak of arctic air will be long-lasting and may linger well past the middle of the month.

Farmers’ Almanac predicts another nasty winter


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