Area is in the deep freeze

Line of trees along the Boone County Courthouse square during last Sunday’s snowfall.
A polar vortex gripped Nebraska and most of the plains states since last Sunday, Feb. 7.
Low temperature recorded in Albion on Tuesday morning, Feb. 9, was minus 19 degrees.
Additional sub-zero temperatures are expected through the coming weekend.
The area received about five inches of snow through last weekend, but fortunately the winds were light to moderate.