Bundle up or hunker down: Dangerously cold polar air grips Midwest, makes way for East, South

  • by: RICK CALLAHAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 6, 2014 - 9:30 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — The coldest, most dangerous blast of polar air in decades gripped the Midwest and pushed toward the East and South on Monday, closing schools and day care centers, grounding flights and forcing people to pull their hoods and scarves tight to protect exposed skin from nearly instant frostbite.

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