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Polar vortex expected to drop temperatures to below freezing across nation

Posted at 9:24 AM, Feb 04, 2021

A polar vortex on the way is expected to make temperatures in every state drop below freezing by next week.

The National Weather Service says a polar vortex is a large area of low pressure that comes in from the North and South Poles.

It's expected to push a blast of cold air through the country starting in the upper midwest.

Wisconsin could see temperatures 25 degrees below zero on Sunday.

Warmer places like Atlanta are predicted to see a low of 19 degrees by Monday morning.

The NWS says if that happens it'll be the coldest temperature the city has seen in three years.