Bitter cold freezes US

Bitter cold freezes US

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Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (2/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 Crossing guard Jose Fajardo, 21, stands at the corner of East Broadway and Mankato Avenue while he waits to assist students Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, morning in Winona, Minn. Bundled up with only an opening for his glasses, Fajardo said it’s not that bad of a gig, working before and after school hours. Due to the cold air and wind chill, Winona schools started two hours late while many area schools closed for the day. 7, 2014. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Argus Leader, Emily Spartz)

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (5/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 Elizabeth Breitenstein walks to work, bundled from the cold weather in Tulsa, Okla. on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. The National Weather Service in Norman says low temperatures Wednesday morning are expected to range from around 10 degrees in northwestern Oklahoma to 25 degrees in the southeastern corner of the state. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Mike Simons) ONLINE OUT; KOTV OUT; KJRH OUT; KTUL OUT; KOKI OUT; KQCW OUT; KDOR OUT; TULSA OUT; TULSA ONLINE OUT

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (6/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 Tang Moua,15,left, and Xong Moua,14, make their way to the bus in the bitter cold after classes at Central High School let out on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 in St. Paul, Minn. With temperature below zero, the Minneapolis School District decided to give students and faculty a day off. The St. Paul School district went ahead with planned classes. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Aaron Lavinsky) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (7/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (8/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 In dangerously cold weather, Angelique Morillo of Kansas City, Kan., was bundled up while she waited Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, for a bus at 7th Street and Central Ave., in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Tammy Ljungblad)

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (9/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (10/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, Jan. EST shows cloudy skies associated with lake effect snow showers from western Michigan to western New York. face mask A dominant area of high pressure over the central portion of the country brings bitter cold air from Canada as well as partly to mostly sunny skies. 7, 2015. The recent crash in gas prices is also being reflected in steep reductions in home heating costs. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein)

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (12/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 Wind blows Cecilia Toenniges’ scarf as she walks through downtown Houston on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. She said, I’m practicing right now for the upcoming cold weather. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Gary Coronado)

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (13/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 An early morning walker checks out the Susquehanna River, at the Fairview Township boat launch near New Cumberland, Pa., Wednesday morning, Jan. 7, 2015. A National Weather Service wind chill advisory, in effect for much of the Northeast for Wednesday into Thursday, warns of dangerously cold air with strong winds that could result in frostbite if people don’t put on their scarves, hats and gloves. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Winter returned to the area following a mild December bringing with it snow, wind and extreme cold. (AP Photo/The Elkhart Truth, Jennifer Shephard) GOSHEN NEWS OUT

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (15/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 Members of the Springfield Fire Division try to pull their fire hose out of ice Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 after it became frozen to the ground following an overnight five alarm fire in Springfield, Ohio that destroyed the Tri State Pallet warehouse. Firefighters were on the scene for more than 12 hours as the industrial building, which was more than 100 years old, continued to smolder. Temperatures near zero made fighting the fire difficult as the thousands of gallons of water froze on the surrounding area and the fire fighting equipment. (AP Photo/Springfield News Sun, Bill Lackey)

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (16/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 Ben Suess shows his cold weather face while walking past the North Dakota state capitol Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Suess, a student at Bismarck High School, said the face mask keeps him warm despite the below zero windchill. Bismarck’s temperature is expected to be close to minus 30 below on Wednesday morning. (AP Photo, The Tribune, Tom Stromme)

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (17/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 The Lighthouse is mired in the depth of winter’s chill along Lake Michigan as seen Wednesday Jan. 7, 2015 in Sheboygan, Wisc. Cold weather is expected to stay around for a few days. (AP Photo/Sheboygan Press Media, Gary C. Klein)

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (18/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 Palatine resident Donielle Johnson braves the cold at the Palatine , Ill. train station as frigid temperatures impacted the suburbs of Chicago on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Mark Welsh) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (19/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 Veronda Wright braves single digit temperatures while waiting for a bus Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., as bitterly cold temperatures moved into the state. Northern Illinois is experiencing temperatures from 4 to 2 with wind chills as low as 30 degrees below zero. Central and Southern Illinois have avoided snow but is under a wind chill advisory. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Photos: Bitter cold freezes US (20/20) Published on Jan 08, 2015 A woman, bundled up from the cold, walks down N. Humboldt Ave. near E. Lyon St. in Milwaukee, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Temperatures were below zero Wednesday morning across the Badger State. (AP Photo/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mike De Sisti)

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