Frozen Campuses The Polar Vortex is here now! i am seeing headlines such as: ‚CHICAGO COLDEST EVER! FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! -60° WIND CHILL MINNEAPOLIS.‘ Note the all-caps, exclamation-pointed focus. Whenever we read that headline, 1st individuals we looked at had been the pupils during the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and all the other campuses over which The Vortex will sweep (and contains already swept) this week.
It’s not such as the regular non-Vortex cold weather hasn’t already caused issues right here within the northern climes. Yesterday, I’d to make a trip that is death-defying the frozen, icy tundra of my driveway in my spouse’s Honda CR-V. The snowfall and ice covering my driveway that is concrete-paved would a pet D-9 bulldozer to break it loose. Mother Nature is showing no mercy only at the beginning of 2019.
To facilitate my wife’s venture towards the grocery store, we relocated her vehicle to your end associated with driveway, which will oftimes be its new parking spot, outside the garage, until all of this ice and snowfall loosens up — hopefully by June or July. The outside air temperature is hovering simply above zero earlier this week and for the next three mornings, it is FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! ’simply above zero‘ reminds me of later comedian George Carlin’s bit because the Hippy Dippy Weatherman. He reported, ‚The heat is zero. No climate today.‘
Therefore, i am considering cold universities. For those of you high schoolers looki (mehr …)