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Rare polar vortex creates sub freezing temperatures

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Current Event January 7, 2014

Rare Polar Vortex Creates Sub-freezing Temperatures

A Polar Vortex will descend on the majority of the United States within the next two days. Temperatures will be unseasonably low with wind chills of below zero. Listen to this story to learn more about the science and rarity of these kinds of vortexes.

Earth and Space Science Weather and Climate

Story Length: 4:13

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AIR DATE: 01/06/2014

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