Deep Freeze Grips US: Pictures

A man cleans the snow from the top of his vehicle in Detroit. Snow and cold records fell from the Plains to the Great Lakes and beyond as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
A resident plays with his dog as snow falls in Humboldt Park in Chicago. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Ice on a window in Milwaukee, where the morning low tied a record of 9 degrees. AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger
Bracing for the cold in New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images
A jogger braves temperatures in the teens as he goes for a run in Nashville. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
Chicago railroad tracks set afire by railroad workers to heat up the switches and tracks to combat frigid temperatures. Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS
A bicyclist braves the roads as he crosses Jefferson Avenue in Detroit as heavy snow hit the region. Mandi Wright/Detroit Free Press/TNS
A woman walking from Chicago's Adler Planetarium to the Chicago Aquarium braces herself in the stiff wind and blowing snow off Lake Michigan. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
The Menchville football team gets ready for practice as light snow falls on the Peninsula in Newport News. Rob Ostermaier/Newport News Daily Press/TNS
As snow continues to fall, a commuter waits for a bus in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Bundling up against the cold in New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images
A resident clears snow from her sidewalk in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Wind chill in New York was in the teens. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images
Charles Stevens cleans the snow off his vehicle in Detroit. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Commuters brave cold temperatures as severe weather hits Chicago. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
A maintenance worker spreads salt in the area around Cloud Gate during a morning rush hour snow storm in Chicago. Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune/TNS
A woman in Chicago braces in a stiff wind and blowing snow off Lake Michigan. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
A man walks across the icy Legislative Plaza in Nashville. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey