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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Tue Jan 28, 2014 02:30 PM CST

In case you missed it, the U.S. finds itself in another deep freeze due to someone leaving the window open on the Canadian border again. That makes two Polar Vortex (or Polar Cyclone) events this month, with the latest event's icy fingers stretching almost as far south in the U.S. as it can go. Lake Charles, La., was sitting at 28 degrees Fahrenheit mid-morning Tuesday, with only the state of Florida spared the bone-chilling cold this time around.

I'm not a meteorologist, so I will leave the explanation as to why we seem to be seeing more Polar Vortexes than ...

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