Winter has officially hit most of the Midwest. By now you've likely seen the weather forecast for the Midwest as that part of the nation is in the midst of an arctic blast.
Forecasts in the area predict wind chills in the are of -50 to -60 degrees in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa - among other states.
With the cold sweeping the area, people in Chicago prepared by dousing a Chicago White Sox shirt in water and then placing it outside in the cold. After a while, the shirt froze completely and acted like a piece of cardboard.
Check it out.
Yeah, it's pretty cold in Chicago on Wednesday. According to the Weather Channel, the temperature in Chicago is a balmy -13 degrees with a wind chill of -40 degrees. Luckily, the temperatures will climb to 45 degrees by Sunday.
It's safe to say people shouldn't go outside and tempt Mother Nature today. Colleges and businesses around the Midwest have already announced closings.
Even bars in Wisconsin have decided to close their doors as the area braces for extreme cold. You know when bars are closing their doors that it's too cold to venture outside.
Hopefully everyone stays indoors and stays warm in the midst of the extreme temperatures.