Guilford County has true polar plunge Saturday; temperature hovers near freezing

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Members of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at UNC-Greensboro splash around the pool during the 15th annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics North Carolina. (Scott Muthersbaugh/Special to the News & Record)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — With the temperature hovering near freezing, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office believes it had a true polar plunge on Saturday, according to the Greensboro News & Record.

“It’s cold,” Ray Smith, a Pleasant Garden firefighter, said after his plunge. “Very cold.”

Smith was among 56 people who participated in the 15th annual Guilford County Sheriff’s Office Polar Plunge held at Wet ’n Wild Emerald Pointe, 3910 S. Holden Road.

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