Surviving The Midwest Polar Vortex 2019: Think -3c is Cold? Try -53c!

There’s nothing that a British person loves more than to moan about the weather.  It’s in our blood.  So you can imagine my joy (using the term loosely) when I discovered that Iowa was going to be hit with wind chill temperatures of -50c.  All those people back home on my Twitter and Facebook feeds going “It’s -6c/21f!! I’ve never been so cold in my whole life!!”…and I’m sat here like “…well…hold my tea, I’ve got news for you!”.  Ladies and gentlemen I give you the Midwest Polar Vortex 2019.

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How to Survive a Midwest Winter

My goodness.  I’d never been so cold in my life until I moved to Iowa.  It’s not unusual for the temperature to be -20c/-4f on a daily basis, it can even get lower than this!  I honestly thought temperatures that low only existed in the poles…not in a country where the summers are 30c/86f!  Here are my (not so serious) Midwest winter survival tips!

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