The term made famous in the winter of 2014-2015, when we say those extreme cold temperatures, will be making a comeback of sorts for much of the United States later in January.

According to WIVB, the "polar vortex," which is a rotating bubble of cold air in the north pole, will be creeping its way into the northwestern midwest and Great Lakes regions by the second half of January.

The polar vortex is usually strongest when it stays in the poles but when warm air interjects, it can weaken and start to make its way into southern Canada and even the United States.

The good news is the vortex will only clip the region, so we won't be talking about ridiculously cold air, but cold enough to make you not want to be outside if you don't have to be.

I'm still hoping for a relatively easy winter. Other than Christmas Day and the day after, we have been spared by Mother Nature's cold and snow.

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Here's to hoping for above-average temperatures after the polar vortex makes its way back up to the poles!

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