Harsh temperatures set in across the nation
New Yorkers bundle up as they deal with the blast of cold weather that hit the East Coast creating bone-chilling cold temperatures. An Arctic blast gripped the US Midwest and Northeast on Tuesday, with winds pushing down the mercury to feel like 50 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. (PHOTO TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(NEWSER) – If it finally feels like winter has arrived, well, that's because it has. We are, in fact, in the "dead of winter" now, NPR reports. But at least you're not in Langdon, North Dakota, where it felt like minus-51 degrees Fahrenheit yesterday thanks to wind chill. The rest of the northern states are seeing similar wind chills, and even in places that are usually fairly warm, the next few days will feel pretty close to zero.
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