Icy reception: NFL fans brave the cold in Wisconsin

Green Bay Packers fans make light of the situation before the game

Fans of the NFL's Green Bay Packers braved the lowest temperatures in two decades to watch their team play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Packers fans were urged to wear multiple layers and hot drinks were handed out during the game.

Read: US temperatures set to plummet to record lows in 'polar vortex'

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US temperatures set to plummet to record lows

Parts of America and Canada are experiencing near record-breaking low temperatures from a severe winter storm that has claimed at least 16 lives.