Even Meteorologists Working From Home During Polar Vortex

Chicago record cold
Even short periods of skin exposure in Chicago's record breaking frigid temperature can be damaging. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ
Chicago record cold
Even short periods of skin exposure in Chicago's record breaking frigid temperature can be damaging. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ

Even Meteorologists Working From Home During Polar Vortex

Have you gone outside yet today? No? Good, then don’t.

Experts in the know say that with temperatures and wind chills as low as they are Thursday, frostbite can occur within 10 minutes on exposed flesh.

Morning Shift checks in with a meteorologist about what’s causing this cold snap and what Chicagoans can expect in the coming days.

GUEST:

Jon Davis, Chief Meteorologist at Riskpulse