Bitterly cold polar vortex expected to break records

120

A major snowstorm lashing parts of the Midwest on Monday will give way to record-smashing cold this week as a powerful Polar Vortex drives a deep freeze across the nation, forecasters say.

A snowstorm will also wreak havoc across the Deep South on Tuesday. The bitter cold will bring below-zero temperatures to a quarter of the continental U.S. The National Weather Service in Des Moines, Iowa, warned that “this is the coldest air many of us will have ever experienced” and, if outside, “avoid taking deep breaths, and minimize talking.”

For more on this story: https://bit.ly/2HBX5N6

Do you like what you see? Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh

Like USA TODAY on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usatoday

Follow USA TODAY on Twitter: https://twitter.com/USATODAY

one-news