The Arctic air explosion brought record-breaking cold, with at least a dozen deaths and thousands of flights canceled or delayed in the US Midwest, spreading east on Thursday, which brings extreme sadness to the northeast.
The warm weather forecasts over the weekend provided the lowest conditions for the continuous ice conditions, and temperatures lower than 30 degrees Fahrenheit (less than 34 Celsius).
"The temperature in the upper Midwest this morning was down this morning, and we still have some risky winds," forecaster Andrew Orisson, a forecaster for the National Weather Service, told a phone interview.
In Minnesota and Upper Michigan, temperatures may expect minus 20 F (minus 29 C) and minus 30 f on the part of northern Dakota on Thursday, warns forecasts.
The flow of wind that usually rotates around the atmosphere on the North Pole is bitter cold caused by the collapse of the polar vortex, but its current disruption. It pushed east and states such as Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania experienced bitter cold temperatures. The lowest nightly night in Boston was minus 5F (minus 21c) according to the National Weather Service.
"This morning is very bad in the cold," said Arrison. "This will be the coldest extinction of the Arctic air to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast (so far this winter)."
According to weather service, it was more than 20 years after a similar Arctic explosion closed the ends of the Midwest and the Northeast.
According to officials and news media reports, at least 12 deaths were reported across the Midwest on Saturday. Some have died in climate traffic accidents, while others have been subject to clear exposure.
This week's videos showed boiling water condensation, cedar Rapids, Iowa and Chicago setting firefighters in the air and trained to trace them.
South parts, such as the Kentucky, Tennessee and Upper Georgia Mountains, are in the same digits. The weather service says.
More than 30 record lows are scattered in the Midwest. Some areas only saw Wednesdays minus 10F (minus 23F).
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Minnesota Falls in Minnesota, Minnesota, was minus 40 F (minus 40c). The city, known as the "Icebox of the Nation", saw the temperature drop to 5 degrees Celsius early Thursday.
According to the primary results from the financial data provider refinitive, the U.S. Homes and businesses have used a record of natural gas reserves on Wednesday.
But the picture is set to change. In the weekend, Chicago experienced a record cold of minus 23F (minus 30c) on Wednesdays and minus 21F (minus 29c) on Thursday, with a high level of snow melting from less than 50 Fahrenheit in the mid-40s. So other parts of the Midwest.
"It's very nice compared to that," Arrison said.
The weather caused hundreds of traffic accidents, local media reported Wednesday, including Wednesday's chain-reaction clash in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
According to Flight Tracking site FlightAverage.com, more than 2,500 flights were canceled and more than 3,500 were delayed on Thursday morning, most of which were out of Chicago's OHAR International and Midway International Airports.
General Motors Co (GM.N) Operation was discontinued at 11 Michigan plants and its Warren Tech Center. The operation was discontinued after an emergency appeal was made to protect the natural gas after consuming fire at the intense cold and compression center. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) Was canceled Thursday on Thursday in two plants.
Rich Mac is reporting in Atlanta; Suzanne Gonzalez and Karen Pierogue in Chicago, Gina Serrells in New York, and additional report by Alex Dobzineskis and Dan Whitcomb of Los Angeles; Edited by Larry King, Bill Trott and Jonathan Otis