Death Toll At 8 And Rising As Chill Sweeps Nation

NBC News
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A harsh and deadly winter blast gripping the Midwest and parts of the Northeast sent temperatures plunging to record lows Wednesday — creating brutal conditions that canceled flights, shut down the mail service, closed schools and caused traffic pileups.

The National Weather Service warned that the deep freeze, already responsible for as many as eight deaths, would hover over the Upper Midwest and the Ohio Valley through Thursday, threatening residents with frostbite and even hypothermia.


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