A 90-foot vertical drop shoots each toboggan down a quarter mile ice track at the park in northeastern Indiana.
Local grape growers aren’t overly concerned with overnight temperatures right now, but it’s still early.
Temperatures are expected to be in the 50s on Christmas day.
El Niño can cause warmer conditions in more northern states, whereas southern states will typically experience cooler and wetter weather this winter.
Recent subzero temperatures could cause a number of problems for fire departments throughout the state, including blocking access to water.
Bitter cold will be felt by a large portion of the U.S. east of the Rocky Mountains for the next few days.
INDOT says salt prices are up 57 percent compared to last year.
A few counties are under a travel advisory, the lowest level of weather and travel condition warnings.
Abundant supply and responsible distribution are keeping the fuel at around $2 per gallon.
Paoli Peaks originally planned to open December 13, but temperature prevented the slopes from making snow.