"As the coldest air in 20 years surges into major population centers in the United States, many are raising eyebrows over its rare cause: the positioning of the polar vortex.
The frigid air found its way into the United States when the polar vortex was pushed South, reaching southern Canada and the northern Plains, Midwest and northeastern portions of the United States.
"This is why we've had such extreme cold," Brett Anderson, metrologist from accuweather.com
The polar vortex moves around at times during the course of the winter, but rarely do you see it get pushed this far south," Anderson said.
A large, powerful high pressure system originating in the Eastern Pacific is stretching to the North Pole, shoving the vortex farther south than is typical, allowing it to settle in Canada and the U.S.
I needed a nap after all of this. I was exhausted.
But just as I was drifting off to sleep I heard Mrs. S say something about trying a new recipe. Maybe you should check back tomorrow and see what she made.
PS. This is from Mrs. S
33 recipes for your slow cooker