Brutal cold spell sets record lows across the US

Bitter cold continues to blanket the northern u.S.A. And canada as forecasters warn that the deep freeze will keep into the begin of 2018.

Worldwide falls within the us state of minnesota - the self-proclaimed "icebox of the kingdom" - noticed temperatures drop to -37f (-38.3c).
New hampshire's mount washington, home of the "worst weather in the international", set a new low document at -34f (-36.6c).
Parts of canada are colder than the north pole or mars, officers say.
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In erie, pennsylvania, where more than 5 ft (1.5m) of snow has fallen in view that christmas day, country national shield troops had been deployed to help clean the "excellent quantity" of snow.
Officials there say extra snowfall is predicted - and around the great lakes vicinity - later this week.
Parts of upstate big apple additionally skilled almost five toes of blizzard, with firefighters inside the metropolis of lorraine reporting that they have been pressured to dig via the snow to rescue a female stuck inside her home.
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Climate officers say that better winds are pushing temperatures even further down.
Wind chill will preserve temperatures underneath 0f (-17c) in new england as well as big apple city and philadelphia.
Officials are warning people to take measures to prevent frostbite and hypothermia by using bundling up in layers of heat apparel.
Forecasters upload that any uncovered skin can grow to be frostbitten in much less than half-hour.
Commuters throughout north america are bundling upimage copyrightreuters
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Commuters across north the united states are bundling up
In chicago, one 62-year-old guy died of bloodless publicity after he was observed unresponsive in his car, cbs reports.
In kansas, icy situations are being blamed for a deadly automobile wreck that killed four human beings on tuesday.
More arctic winds are predicted to push south into america over the weekend, which officials say may also make for a cold new yr's excursion


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