polar vortex

Southcoast Facing Bitter Cold Weekend
Forecasters are warning residents in Southeastern Mass. to prepare for extreme cold this weekend.
The National Weather Service says a "polar vortex" will move into the region this weekend, sending the mercury plunging below zero by Sunday morning...
Cold Snap Causes $5 Billion Hit To U.S. Economy
Hunkering down at home rather than going to work, canceling thousands of flights and repairing burst pipes from the Midwest to the Southeast has its price. By one estimate, about $5 billion.
The country may be warming up from the polar vortex, but the bone-chilling cold, snow and ice that gripped muc…