Temperature: 3°. Feels like -9°. That's what everyone's weather app told them earlier this morning. This is what your bedroom felt like:

Real Feel in your bedroom today.

At press time it's 9°, and still feels like -9°. Later it's supposed to reach 11°, then maybe 19°. After we get below freezing, does the number even really matter? Even if we hit 21°, the expected high, no one's having a picnic today.

The only difference these numbers make is in regards to the amount of time it will take for your limbs to literally freeze once exposed to the cold. Our weather advisor Joe Schumacher tells us, "At some point the feeling of a few degrees difference becomes smaller and smaller. Even so, colder temps or wind chills will freeze exposed skin faster so it pays to dress properly. I've been in -20s weather a few times. Somewhere around there is when your breath starts freezing on your scarf/beard/eyelashes and the snot starts freezing in your nose."

Last night, an advisory warned of "life threatening wind chills" that "will result in frost bite."

Right now it's colder than it is in Alaska, by a lot:

Alaska has the only arctic tundra in the nation. It is a frozen landscape that Joel Fleishman and other New Yorkers can hack, but never signed up for.

If it's colder in New York than it is in Alaska right now, how long will it take us to fly to Alaska? Are there any bars in New York serving Sour Toe cocktails?

A few more questions:

To further crush your spirits, here is a list of places that are usually colder but this morning are warmer than New York City: Nome, AK (33 degrees), Helsinki (28), Reykjavik (27), Fairbanks, AK (25), Vladivostok (23).

Go ahead, talk it out: