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Bitter cold freezes US regions hit by stormSubmitted: 01/21/2019
Bitter cold freezes US regions hit by storm
Story By Associated Press

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U.S. - A winter storm that covered parts of the Midwest and Northeast in snow and sleet this weekend has manifested into a bitter freeze.

The National Weather Service says temperatures across the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic will drop 10 to 20 degrees below average Monday, with wind chills as low as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 40 Celsius) hitting the Northeast.

The weather is creating dangerously icy conditions that could complicate cleanup efforts and make travel challenging on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

A meteorologist with the National Weather Service called the wind chills "life-threatening" in upstate New York.

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