The polar vortex is sweeping across the Midwest, bringing the coldest temperatures to the region in decades.
Here are some of our favorite videos and photos from Twitter showing us just how cold Chicago is right now …
The #PolarVortex is triggering the coldest arctic outbreak in at least two decades this week in parts of the Midwest. #ChicagoRiver #PolarVortex #Chicago #Midwest #EastCoast #PolarVortex2019 #staywarm #snowday #snow #Snowing #SnowMageddon2019 #Chiberia #snowstorm2019 #staywarm pic.twitter.com/jh3xH8N4y5
— Kren Feliz (@karenfelizlive) January 30, 2019
— clay carroll (@Clay_Carroll) January 30, 2019
— Terry Greenbeans (@TerryGreenbeans) January 30, 2019
— Jonathan Petramala (@jpetramala) January 30, 2019
— Bob (@pnthuntr) January 30, 2019
When you go to your rooftop and throw water in the air!! It was freezing this morning!!! The news said it was -23 degrees, but it feels like -49!! #Chicago #ChicagoSkyline #LoganSquare #Chiberia #FrozenTundra #ArcticBlast pic.twitter.com/smgrsWkfau
— Jonathan Mammarelli (@JMammarelli21) January 31, 2019
— Gosiak (@Gosiak46882318) January 31, 2019
— Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) January 30, 2019
— Frank Janisch (@FrankieJ29) January 30, 2019
— Drew Werner MS, ATC (@AthTrainerDrew) January 31, 2019
— Dr. Munish Raizada (@DrMunishRaizada) January 31, 2019
— Larry Mowry (@LarryABC7) January 31, 2019
— NBC Chicago (@nbcchicago) January 30, 2019
Have you ever experienced cold quite like this? What are the best photos/videos you’ve seen shared on social media?
Cheers to our friends in Chicago and across the Midwest. Stay warm and safe, and keep sending those photos and videos our way!
**Featured image courtesy of amseaman