U.S. Midwest braces for record-breaking cold blast

FILE PHOTO: Icicles are seen near a beach on Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

(Reuters) – A deep freeze is forecast to hit the U.S. Midwest this week, with snow, brutally cold temperatures and potentially life-threatening wind chill across northern Illinois and northwest Indiana by midweek, the National Weather Service said. In the Chicago area, snow will begin on Sunday night. Then the “coldest air mass in years” will […]

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