Polar Vortex

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Polar Vortex

Visible in this image is the effect the "Polar Vortex" had on the northeastern United States.

This image, posted February 16, 2016, came along with extremely cold temperatures.



What is the polar vortex?

What type of pressure system is on either side of the frontal boundary?