If you live in the Midwest, you already know this: it's very, very, extremely, downright absurdly cold out there. And things are only going to get worse as what weather experts call a "polar vortex" begins covering more and more of the country.
It happened early today in Chicago. Firefighters had to put out a blaze at a warehouse. The whole area ended up encased in ice. Our thoughts go out to our first responders and everyone else that must work outside in this weather.