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Millions Shiver as Arctic Blast Sends Temperatures Plummeting to -45°F in Parts of US

An arctic air mass, described by meteorologists as “once-in-a-decade,” has gripped the United States in a bone-chilling embrace, sending temperatures plummeting to record lows and leaving millions bundled up indoors. From the windswept plains of Montana to the snow-dusted streets of Boston, the nation is experiencing a deep freeze unlike anything seen in recent years. […]