What are the polar jet stream and arctic polar vortex?
Last updated 3/10/2021 at 8:07am
A portion of the geographic United States, specifically the Southern Plains and Gulf Coast, were hit hard in late February with unusual life-threatening winter weather. The state of Texas became the epicenter of this winter event for several reasons. Widespread power outages, freezing water pipes and significant snowfall occurred, which, in some parts of Texas and the Gulf Coast is a rare happe...