By the time this chill reaches us Thursday or Friday, temperatures may average 10-15 degrees below normal for several days on end.
A lot was made about the Polar Vortex this past winter. It gained massive amounts of traction as a hashtag on Twitter and appeared in articles all over the web as a new phenomenon.
I know what you’re thinking. Compared to this past winter, this is nothing. Don’t tell that to strawberry farmers.
You don’t have to do much math to know it’s bone-chilling, life-threatening, misery-making cold. But that’s no excuse for many people who have to press on and do their jobs whatever the weather conditions.
Snow piles remain and anything you see on the ground now will be with us for some time, as much colder air plunges into the region from the arctic.
With the frigid temperatures, SEPTA is taking steps to try to keep the system moving.
It has been a roller coaster week in weather and the ride is not over.
After two days of bone chilling cold, record low temperatures, and bitter wind chills, some of the Delaware Valley will finally climb above the freezing point on Thursday as the Polar Vortex retreats to the north.
Chris returns from his Christmas vacation to discuss the impact of unemployment insurance with economist Peter Morici, climate change with meteorologist Joe Bastardi, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s signing of the state’s version of the DREAM Act.
Today’s bitterly cold temperatures have parents and school officials preparing options for getting kids to school safely.
As a polar vortex blankets the Delaware Valley in a deep freeze, record low temperatures are having a major effect on transportation, this morning.
Given this severe cold, maybe it’s time to splurge on a cashmere Burberry sweater, a posh puffer jacket with a fur collar, or perhaps a luxury herringbone trench coat…not for yourself, but for your dog.
Blame it on the Polar Vortex. A large pool of frigid air that governs the north pole during the winter.