Capturing the Polar Vortex
on 11 January 2014
Unless you were able to experience it in person, it's tough to describe what it feels like to be trapped in a weather system that broke free of the Arctic. But these 14 photographs just about do the trick. Whether of a Spiderman-clad runner jogging in polar vortex temperatures or of arctic sea smoke rising off of Chicago's Lake Michigan, the images captured effectively drive the senses to absolute frigidity.