Watch AccuWeather LIVE: Polar Vortex to Exit the States

By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, Staff Writer
January 9, 2014; 5:07 AM ET
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The buzzword of the week has been the polar vortex that sent temperatures plummeting to record lows across many part of the country. On the latest edition of AccuWeather LIVE, our meteorologists took a look at the incoming warmup that will replace the frigid, Arctic air.

Jim Dickey took a look at how the cold weather can adversely impact health. Andrew Baglini also explained how we calculate our RealFeel® temperatures, after some Plains locations saw them dip into the 70s below zero.

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Bernie Rayno and Evan Myers hosted their weekly "By the Numbers" segment and answered some of our fans' questions and comments from the week.

Host Mark Mancuso also took a look at fan questions and comments, as well as some of the best fan-submitted photos from the past week.

For a chance to see your photo or comment on next week's show or to have your weather questions answered live, be sure to submit them on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.


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