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Arctic weather enveloping Midwest blamed for 8 deaths

Clip: 01/30/2019 | 2m 57s

Temperatures in the Midwest plunged below those at the South Pole Wednesday, falling as far as negative 40 degrees Fahrenheit, even before accounting for windchill. As a result of the frigid conditions, hundreds of schools and businesses are closed, and homeless shelters are filled with people seeking refuge. At least eight deaths are blamed on the arctic weather. Judy Woodruff has more.

Aired: 01/30/19

Rating: NR

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