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A Large Section Of The Midwest Is Currently Colder Than The South Pole

At the South Pole, the temperature is minus 7 degrees, while in Minneapolis, Chicago, and much of the Midwest temperatures have dropped even lower.

1. Currently, at the South Pole, the temperature is minus 7 degrees.

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2. But the “polar vortex” has plunged temperatures in Minneapolis to minus 15.

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3. It’s also 15 below in Chicago.

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

4. And throughout much of the Midwest temperatures are colder than they are at the South Pole.

AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores

5. This map shows just how frigid it is in the Midwest at 6:45 pm CT Monday.

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6. And wind chills are even colder. Brrr.

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Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a reporter and night editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Hawaii.
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