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Single-Digit Temperatures Expected In Washington, Oregon

A blast of wintry weather blew into parts of the Rockies and Upper Midwest on Monday, bringing a foot of snow in some areas, along with plunging temperatures. The cold weather is expected to eventually blanket the central U.S. from the Rockies to the Great Lakes region.

CBS Seattle–11/11/2014

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‘Polar Vortex’ To Blast Frigid Air Over Much Of U.S.

Winter is normally cold, but tundra-like temperatures are soon poised to deliver a rare and potentially dangerous sledgehammer blow to much of the Midwest, driving temperatures so far below zero that records will shatter.

01/03/2014

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