Deep freeze, snow across U.S.

A winter storm continued to move eastward, icing over parts of the Northeast after causing blizzard conditions in the Midwest.

This sculpture was iced over Thursday, Feb. 3, in Irving, Texas.

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A pickup truck that plunged off this snow-covered bridge near Miami, Okla, on Thursday sits in the Spring River. Three people were killed and five others injured.

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The Chicago skyline is reflected on a thin layer of ice as a chunk of snow-covered ice floats in Monroe Harbor on Thursday.

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Robert Brigs shovels snow on Martin Luther King Drive in Chicago on Thursday.

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A car sits abandoned in the median of I-380 between Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Iowa City on Thursday.

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Commuters brave subzero wind chills as they return to work Thursday in Chicago. This week's blizzard dumped more than 20 inches of snow on the city.

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A man walks behind high snowdrift in Racine County, Wis., on Wednesday.

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Officials walk past a building that collapsed in Auburn, Mass., on Wednesday, Feb. 2, after days of heavy snow followed by rain.

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A fallen tree weighed down with ice sits on Old Hershey Road in Elizabethtown, Pa., on Wednesday.

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This walkway to Lake Michigan was frozen over Wednesday in Milwaukee, Wis.

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A commuter climbs over a snow bank to catch a bus Wednesday in Chicago.

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Hundreds of cars are seen stranded Wednesday on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago.

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Snow piles up on the driver's seat of a stranded Chicago Transit bus on Wednesday after the door was left open during the overnight blizzard. The bus was abandoned on Lake Shore Drive.

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Andrea Todd shovels snow from her driveway with her dog Myles in Akron, N.Y., on Wednesday.

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A wave sends large chunks of ice into the break wall at the Milwaukee Marina in Wisconsin on Wednesday.

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Downtown Iowa City, area near the University of Iowa, is a virtual ghost town on Wednesday.

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People stop along Interstate 91 in Windsor, Conn., to help push a car out of a snow bank on Wednesday.

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Blizzard winds swirl the snow on an elevated train platform in Chicago early Wednesday.

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Frost forms on a window in Buffalo, N.Y., on Wednesday.

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This car landed vertically into a snowbank after a multiple vehicle accident on Interstate 93 on Tuesday north of Salem, N.H. No one was injured.

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The Wednesday morning commute in New York City's lower Manhattan was an icy one.

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An officer blocks the road to prevent pedestrians and traffic from approaching a fallen tree branch and power lines in Westfield, N.J., on Wednesday.

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A cyclist tries to ride during the blizzard in Milwaukee, Wis., on Wednesday.

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A dog named Muldoon waits for its owner, who stopped for coffee on Wednesday in Barre, Vt.

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Men help push a car that got stuck in a snow on the Lake Shore Drive in Chicago early Wednesday.

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Students from Marquette University in Milwaukee to go to the Union Building in blinding snow as a blizzard warning hits southeast Wisconsin on Tuesday. Marquette canceled classes for Wednesday.

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Cross country skiers navigate through snow downtown Chicago on Tuesday.

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Rush hour traffic crawls as blowing snow batters Lake Shore Drive in Chicago on Tuesday.

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A snow-and-ice covered Chris Gubbels pauses while walking his dog Tuesday in Columbia. Mo.

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Snow falls on the Cloud Gate sculpture, also known as "the bean," in Millennium Park downtown Chicago on Monday.

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This satellite image provided by NOAA shows the winter storm covering much of the U.S. on Tuesday.


A snow plow clears College Ave. in Fayetteville, Ark., on Tuesday as heavy snow falls.

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An approaching blizzard doesn't stop this fisherman Tuesday on Lake Michigan in Chicago.

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Trucks disappear into the white snow as they travel along I-70 on Tuesday near Boonville, Mo.

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Postal carrier Tip Burnett uses a rubber hammer to open a frozen mailbox at the National Guard armory in Rogers, Ark., during heavy snow on Tuesday.


Morning commuters in New York City make their way over a snow covered Williamsburg bridge on Tuesday.

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Icicles form on a walkway along Lake Michigan in Port Washington, Wisc., on Tuesday.

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A Bobcat is used to clear a parking lot of two-inch-thick ice in Carmel, Ind., on Tuesday.

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Icy patches made crossing the sidewalk in Lancaster, Pa., a challenge on Tuesday.

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Ila Dooley digs her car out to try and get to work on Tuesday in Owasso, Okla. Both of Oklahoma's major airports had to shut down due to the snow.

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Snow plows work to remove ice from Interstate 55 on Tuesday in St. Louis, Mo. A blizzard warning was in effect for the St. Louis area, as was a forecast for up to 20 inches of snow.

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Snow was also falling Tuesday in downtown Albany, N.Y. Most of upstate New York was under a winter storm warning and Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the State Emergency Operations Center due to a forecast of up to 2 feet of snow in some areas.

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A woman braces against the cold and blowing snow as she crosses the street in the financial district of downtown Denver on Monday. School officials canceled schools in Denver for Tuesday.

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Scott Buchanan scrapes snow off the roof of his house in Pembroke, Mass., on Monday as his yellow Lab Charlie holds a snow covered ball in his mouth waiting to play catch.

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Lexington, Ky., police and firefighters work at the scene of an accident after freezing rain moved coated roads there on Monday. A section of Georgetown Road was closed after two separate accidents involving five vehicles. Freezing rain turned the bridge into a sheet of ice.

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