Dramatic Photos from the Polar Vortex That Will WOW You!

It isn’t uncommon to hear about extreme weather these days, but recent climate conditions seem to be trying to outdo each other lately.  Move over, hurricanes – the polar vortex is now in town!

In case you haven’t heard, the polar vortex has been wreaking havoc across the midwestern United States.  This kind of event happens when a band of very strong winds that are normally trapped high up in the atmosphere travel further down than usual.

What happens next is what you’ll see in the images below.  You might want to bundle up before continuing.

Polar Vortex Photos That Will Wow You!

Trying to Heat the Car Up

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ahhbeeli

I think it might take a while…

Snow Esplode

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mapes
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I’m not sure what is more amazing.  The way the snow is exploding, or the fact that this guy isn’t wearing a shirt in this kind of weather…

Goin’ Out for a Snowy Spin

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perkymoosetits

…or maybe not.

Hair-raisingly Cold!

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Taylor Scallon

I guess that’s one way to do a Marge Simpson impression.

So Cold You’ll Freeze Your Pants Off!

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gregswan

…literally!

Feeling Thirsty?

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Mak Savi

I guess if you’re in the mood for an instant popsicle, you’re golden.

Creeping Indoors

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nayb3n

When it’s so cold outside that it even creeps inside.  Yikes!

Under Pressure

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David Hildebrand

The only way I can imagine that the ice was revealed is that the porcelain must have exploded off under pressure!  I guess that’s one way to ensure someone doesn’t sit on the toilet for so long.

Like My New Rims?

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sprgsmnt

If you like your tires nice n’ shiny, the polar vortex is for you!

Oodles of Noodles

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supercatpuke

Frozen noodles, that is.

Frozen Lake Michigan

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davidpfunk

Amazing.  That is all.

Eggcellently Frozen Eggs

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afrwvus

If you were worried about your eggs going bad, mother nature has got you covered.

So Cold You Can Freeze Bubbles!

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Biologist Dan

I mean, you’ve got to have SOME fun, right?

Flash Frozen Fire Hydrant

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kasprzee

Yeah, the neighborhood kiddos should probably avoid playing in this one.

Dangerously Beautiful

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mayrenaisamar

This gal’s eyelashes are on FLEEK!

Firefighters Aren’t Nearly Paid Enough

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crowntownfrown

Especially when it comes to dealing with weather conditions like this!  Which of these was the most impressive of the bunch?  Let us know in the comments below!

Do you have an even better photo?  Contact us and tell us all about it!

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