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Ice Floes Cover Hudson River After Deep Freeze

Image: Cold weather in New York
Ice is seen on the Hudson River with the New York City skyline in the background in Jersey City, N.J., Jan. 10, 2013. ANDREW GOMBERT / EPA

After record-breaking cold sent the city into a deep freeze early in the week, temperatures climbed back into the 30's by Friday, but not before the Hudson River was littered with ice floes as seen above on Jan. 10, 2014, with the Manhattan skyline in the background.

Image: Polar Vortex Weather System Brings Artic Temperatures Across Wide Swath Of U.S.
Ice floes fill the Hudson River as the New Jersey waterfront is seen during sunset on January 9, 2014, in New York City. A recent cold spell, caused by a polar vortex descending from the Arctic, caused the floes to form in the Hudson. Afton Almaraz / Getty Images
Image: A ferry makes its way through ice floes on the Hudson River
A ferry makes its way through ice floes on the Hudson River on January 9, 2014, in New York. Andrew Burton / Getty Images
Image: A Coast Guard helicopter flies along the Hudson River, which is full of ice floes
A Coast Guard helicopter flies along the Hudson River, which is full of ice floes, on January 9, 2014, in New York, N.Y. A recent cold spell, caused by a polar vortex descending from the Arctic, caused large ice floes to form in the Hudson, delaying ferry traffic. Andrew Burton / Getty Images