It's one of the coldest days of the year -
the kind that closes school districts - but compared to places that are typically cold, just how bad is it?
As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was 8 degrees in Lancaster, with wind chills making it feel like minus 5, according to The Weather Channel.
Here are Thursday's temperatures in other typically frigid places around the world, according to The Weather Channel:
Siberia, Russia Temperature: -9 °F Feels like: -19 °F North Pole
An elevated view of the attack submarines USS RAY (SSN-653), USS HAWKBILL (SSN-666), and USS ARCHERFISH (SSN-678) surfaced at the geographic North Pole. This is the first time three nuclear-powered submarines have simultaneously surfaced at the pole.
Temperature: -11 °F Feels like: -11 °F McMurdo, Antarctica Temperature: 16 °F Feels like: 6 °F Chicago, IL Temperature: -11 °F Feels like: -29 °F Whitehorse, Canada (The Yukon) Temperature: 3 °F Feels like: -11 °F International Falls, Minnesota
Mennonite volunteers from International Falls, Minnesota, Jolene Miller and Heather Sunne help fill sandbags in Moorhead, Minnesota following the Red River flooding. Andrea Booher/FEMA
Temperature: -30 °F Feels like: -30 °F Nuuk, Greenland Temperature: 15 °F Feels like: -3 °F