Meteorologist Jason Hansford from the National Weather Service talks with Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about the effects the "polar vortex" cold front will have on the ArkLaTex over the next few days, and weather this icy front could bring sleet or snow to the area.

The "polar vortex," bringing the coldest temps of the winter, will, according to

"Extremely cold air comes every winter in at least part of the country and affect millions of people across the United States. The arctic air, together with brisk winds, can lead to dangerously cold wind chill values. People exposed to extreme cold are susceptible to frostbite in a matter of minutes. Areas most prone to frostbite are uncovered skin and the extremities, such as hands and feet. Hypothermia is another threat during extreme cold. Hypothermia occurs when the body loses heat faster than it can produce."

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