(CNN)Cold weather complainers bicker and brr. That's a given. But their typically tired grievances are kind of valid this time.
It's so bone-chilling, nose-numbing cold that ....
About 99 million people under a winter weather advisory. And nearly 80 percent of the country will fall below-freezing temperatures by next week.
So how cold is it? It's so cold that ....
Like surfer Dan in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. He created this icy look after catching some waves on Lake Superior.
Hey, no wait at restaurants in Breckenridge, Colorado!
Because a slanket won't cut it.
This weather's fit for neither man nor beast.
Especially if you're a real Montanan, like Steve Clay here.
The cold may be abominable, but it's no match for finals week.
The Chicago Bears play the Green Bay Packers this Sunday in what might be the coldest home game in team history. Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee says sleeves are a sign of weakness. His head coach says it's a sign of intelligence.
Like Brian Kidd. He's from Portland. So, we're not sure it has to do with the weather at all.