Three dozen daily temperature records had already been tied or broken as of Wednesday evening across the Midwest and Great Lakes. Some of these daily cold temperatures beat the previous ones by 5, 6, 7 and even 8 degrees! In the brief video below, Meteorologist Steve Glazier breaks down just how cold it got and how close to all-time record numbers some cities reached.
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This record cold is not only leading to deadly temperatures, but also feet of snow from lake effect precipitation.
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Continue to stay with WeatherNation as Thursday and Friday will still be brutally-cold days across parts of the Northeastern U.S.
For WeatherNation, Meteorologist Steve Glazier