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Record-Breaking Cold Engulfs U.S.

Francesca Bessey |
January 5, 2014 | 1:26 p.m. PST

Executive Producer

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(Al Camardella Jr., Creative Commons)
Unless you're in Los Angeles right now, you're probably freezing your a** off.

Neon Tommy headquarters has the privilege of being located in one of the few American cities that won't see below-freezing temperatures this week, as an Arctic cold front descends on the Midwest. Much of the United States is expected to see the coldest temperatures in 20 years.

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Meanwhile, fans at the Green Bay Packers game in Wisconsin may endure a wind chill as low as minus 15 degrees. But don't worry: the game is sold out.

The weather is expected to have a disastrous effect on travel, with more than 2,700 U.S.-based flights cancelled.


Read more terrifying things about the weather at CNN.

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