Freezing cold, wind chills clutch Connecticut

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NORWALK -

An arctic front hit western Connecticut Thursday, dropping temperatures to the teens.

Those forced to venture or even work outdoors had a tough go of it, with wind chills falling below zero.

Those walking from their cars in the parking lot of Stew Leonard's in Norwalk said the only thing you can do in this type of weather is to keep moving and wear layers. 

News 12's Marissa Alter ventured out with a laser thermometer, checking to see which everyday surfaces were the coldest to the touch. A gas station pump was among the most brutal, with a surface temperature around 0 degrees.

 

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