Record-low temperatures across Long Island

News 12 Long Island Meteorologist Bill Korbel says a new record low for Jan. 7 was set Tuesday morning at Long Island MacArthur Airport.

News 12 Long Island Meteorologist Bill Korbel says a new record low for Jan. 7 was set Tuesday morning at Long Island MacArthur Airport. (1/7/14)

BABYLON - Temperatures Tuesday were the lowest they’ve been in decades, thanks to what is being called a Polar Vortex.

Forecasters say overnight temperatures are expected to be in the single digits.

News 12 meteorologists say Wednesday’s high temperatures will only reach the mid-20s.

The cold snap is not expected to end until the weekend.

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