Winter is in full swing and the people in the northern part of the United States are definitely feeling its wrath. Thanks to the Polar Vortex, states such as Illinois, Ohio, and North Dakota, have felt (and seen) the unbelievable effects that this cold weather is having on their lives. Keep scrolling to see just how cold it's been and what the citizens of these states are doing to keep themselves amused during this frigid time.
#1. Freezing rain is surely nothing to joke about, and as you can tell, it leaves its mark on everything it touches.
After two days of freezing rain, this person had a perfect mold of their tire to remind them of why they should've stayed inside.
#2. You know it's cold when you crack your eggs for breakfast to find out that they're frozen?
Do you think they defrost them first, or do they just throw them in the pan?
#3. This person's door was frozen shut because of the below freezing temperatures.
You know it's cold when it looks like Batman's Dr. Freeze showed up to the party.
#4. It was so cold out that the paint on this Jeep actually started peeling off!
Hopefully, their insurance covers damage caused by extreme temperatures.
#5. It's so cold outside that Chicago has been setting fires on their railroad tracks to keep them warm!
Well, they're not actually setting fires. The fires are being fueled by gas-fed heaters alongside the track to prevent the rails from freezing.