‘Polar Vortex’ Hits Nation With Record-Low Temperatures

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•01 Jan 6, 2014

A mass of freezing air that began in the Arctic hit the middle of the country with its coldest weather in two decades on Monday, with some states in the Plains and Midwest facing windchill temperatures below -50 degrees Fahrenheit and many districts deciding to close public schools for the day. What do you think?

  • “I can’t respect any vortex that doesn’t suck me into a new dimension.”

    John Danvers –
    Truck Loader

  • “So they’re going to cancel an entire school day just because it’s a little cold out and everyone would die?”

    Megan Murphy –
    Architectural Assistant

  • “Why the fuck do you think I'm wearing these mittens?”

    Tom Magner –
    Systems Analyst

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