Brace for the ‘flash freeze’! The Polar Vortex is set to bring bitter cold to all 50 states on Monday causing temperatures to plunge to -35 degrees in the Midwest- so cold it will make anti-freeze FREEZE in vehicles!
Polar vortex is expected to bring below-freezing temperatures to all 50 states next Monday.
At least 85 percent of the country will be affected by the icy temperatures; in parts of the Midwest, temperatures are now predicted to fall as low as -35F.
Meteorologists predict it could get so cold that car antifreeze could solidify.
Officials in some parts of Iowa and Minnesota are considering closing schools on Monday as it could be unsafe for children to leave home.
The Northeast will also be affected by the big freeze after finally digging out from Winter Storm Olena; temperatures will plunge below already-icy averages
Residents in the Midwest are bracing for a ‘flash freeze’ set to send temperatures plummeting as low as -35 degrees Fahrenheit (-37 Celsius).
The severe cold snap will be caused by a polar vortex pushing arctic winds down into the US, where all 50 states – even Hawaii – are expected to experience below freezing temperatures next Monday.
More than 212 million Americans will affected by the bitterly cold conditions, CNN reports.
However, the icy weather will be at its most extreme in the Midwest, where preparations are already in place to close schools and roads for fear of fatalities.
In some areas, temperatures will be up to 30 degrees below average. Meteorologists predict it could get so cold that car antifreeze could solidify.
Take a look at the forecast graphic in the tweet below: INCREDIBLE COLD. (Click to Source)