Frigid temperatures strike US

Updated 2:58 PM ET, Fri January 5, 2018
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A pedestrian walks by a statue of George Washington in Boston's Public Garden on Friday, January 5, the morning after a massive storm. Blasts of arctic air have brought weather-related deaths, record low temperatures and historic amounts of snowfall to parts of the United States. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Apartment buildings in New York City poke out from the snow on January 5. John Moore/Getty Images
Mollie Lane carries a shovelful of snow down a street while digging her car out in Boston on January 5. Charles Krupa/AP
A jogger is bundled up against the cold near the Chicago River on Thursday, January 4, in Chicago. Nam Y. Huh/AP
Workers on January 4 place sandbags in front of the Aquarium subway station to protect against flooding from Boston Harbor in Boston. Michael Dwyer/AP
A thin layer of ice covers ornamental plants on January 4 in Plant City, Florida. Temperatures in central Florida dipped to below freezing. Growers spray water on the plants to help protect them from extreme cold. Chris O'Meara/AP
Rebecca Hollis drags her suitcases through New York's Times Square on January 4. Mary Altaffer/AP
A man walks through the streets of Boston as snow begins on January 4. The brutal cold comes after a "bomb cyclone" dumped more than a foot of snow across eight states. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
A seagull takes flight in Hull, Massachusetts, on January 4. Scott Eisen/Getty Images
Omar Elkhalidi scrapes ice off his windshield in Savannah, Georgia, on January 3. Few motorists ventured out in freezing rain that coated bridges and ramps with ice, forcing police to close roads and highways. Stephen B. Morton/AP
A rare snowfall leaves a street virtually deserted in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday, January 3. Matthew Fortner/The Post And Courier via AP
A tree and rowhouse are partially covered by ice after a water main break in Catonsville, Maryland, on January 3. Patrick Semansky/AP
A New Jersey State Police boat maneuvers through ice on the Delaware River on January 3. Matt Rourke/AP
A check-in area stands empty at Boston's Logan International Airport on January 3. Thousands of flights have been canceled across the country. Scott Eisen/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A light layer of snow dusts oak trees and Spanish moss in Savannah, Georgia, on January 3. Courtesy Daniel Hentschel
A woman in Chicago walks to work in sub-zero temperatures on Tuesday, January 2. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Icicles form on a outdoor string of lights in Houston on January 2. Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP
Firefighter Bobby Lehman, with his helmet and gear caked in ice, tries to thaw out after battling a fire in Nahant, Masschusetts, on Monday, January 1. Christopher Evans/Boston Herald/Polaris
A barge cuts through ice on the Ohio River as it passes under the West End Bridge, along the North Shore district in Pittsburgh on January 1. Haley Nelson/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
Two photographers are silhouetted against the frozen surface of the Reflecting Pool in Washington as they capture the first sunrise of the new year. J. David Ake/AP
Visitors view Niagara Falls in New York on Sunday, December 31. Vianney Le Caer/REX/Shutterstock/AP
The Cloud Gate sculpture is blanketed with snow in Chicago's Millennium Park on December 31. Nam Y. Huh/AP
Samantha Dement-Graham shovels her neighbor's sidewalk in Dubuque, Iowa, on Friday, December 29. Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP
A man in Erie, Pennsylvania, walks with his groceries in a cart on December 29. AP Photo/Tony Dejak
Jose Nieto uses a leaf blower to clear snow from the steps of a sick neighbor's house in Bloomington, Illinois, on December 29. David Proeber/The Pantagraph via AP
A man digs his car out in his driveway in Erie, Pennsylvania, on December 29. Tony Dejak/AP
People walk through a frigid New York City on Thursday, December 28. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Karlee Winter and her brother Samuel Espinoza shovel snow from their neighbor's sidewalk in Dubuque, Iowa, on December 28. Nicki Kohl/Telegraph Herald via AP
Two women take a selfie in front of a partially frozen fountain in New York City on Wednesday, December 27. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
People try to keep warm in New York's Times Square on December 27. Seth Wenig/AP
A person walks by a steam vent in Boston on December 27. Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Smoke rises from Chicago skyscrapers on Tuesday, December 26. Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images