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25 Jan 2013 07:03 GMT | Environment
Record low temperatures have turned a wide stretch of the northern United States into an icebox.
The Arctic blast has seen some places witnessing temperatures as cold as -46C.
Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Chicago.
Source: Al Jazeera
15,000 weather records were broken across the United States last month
Environment, Weather, US & Canada, United States
Tornadoes, snow and freezing rain cause major disruption on Christmas Day
Environment, Humanitarian crises, Weather, US & Canada, United States
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