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Blowing snow obscures the St. Joseph Lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, as a winter storm moves through Southwest Michigan. (AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, Don Campbell)

Blowing snow obscures the St. Joseph Lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, as a winter storm moves through Southwest Michigan. (AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, Don Campbell)

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  • Divers swim with dozens of West Indian Manatees early Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, as the animals congregate around a freshwater spring at the Three Sisters Springs on the Crystal River north of Tampa, Fl. Local temperatures Tuesday morning dipped below freezing redirecting the animals to the warm springs at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. (AP Photo/Citrus County Chronicle, Matthew Beck) TAMPA BAY TIMES OUT
  • Blowing snow obscures the St. Joseph Lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, as a winter storm moves through Southwest Michigan. (AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, Don Campbell)
  • John Thomas braves the cold temperatures while walking in Frances Slocum State Park, Wyoming, Pa., Tuesday Jan. 7, 2013.  Brutal, record-breaking cold descended on the East and South, sending the mercury plummeting Tuesday.  (AP Photo/The Citizens' Voice, Mark Moran)  MANDATORY CREDIT
  • A tug boat navigates the frozen Mississippi River Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in St. Louis. As Missourians muddled through another frigid day Tuesday, the worst cold snap in nearly two decades was about to come to an end but many roads remained partly snow-covered two days after a winter storm dumped several inches of snow. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
  • Tessa Lind examines icicles hanging from a tree in the yard of her home, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Like much of the nation, the Florida panhandle experienced freezing temperatures, with overnight lows Monday dipping to around 18 degrees Fahrenheit. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily, Devon Ravine)
  • A flock of gulls flies against frigid winds of an arctic cold front over the ice of Irondequoit Bay in Irondequoit, N.Y. on Tuesday Jan. 7, 2014. A wind chill warning was issued making it feel like it was 25 degrees below zero or colder for several hours.  (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Carlos Ortiz)  MAGS OUT; NO SALES
  • Forest Park Forever employee Megan Gilley works to clear the entryway to the Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Forest Park, Mo. St. Louisans woke up to subzero temperatures for the second consecutive day. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT.
  • Lucas Hunter from Pittsburgh, walks to his hotel along Camp Road in Hamburg, N.Y. after a stretch of the New York State thruway  was closed down due to high winds Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Harry Scull Jr.) TV OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT; BATAVIA DAILY NEWS OUT; DUNKIRK OBSERVER OUT; JAMESTOWN POST-JOURNAL OUT; LOCKPORT UNION-SUN JOURNAL OUT; NIAGARA GAZETTE OUT; OLEAN TIMES-HERALD OUT; SALAMANCA PRESS OUT; TONAWANDA NEWS OUT
  • Ice in the Mississippi River flows past the Gateway Arch Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in St. Louis. As Missourians muddled through another frigid day Tuesday, the worst cold snap in nearly two decades was about to come to an end but many roads remained partly snow-covered two days after a winter storm dumped several inches of snow. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
  • Mike Feist, maintenance director at Hackett Catholic Central High School, clears the snow from the sidewalk along on Kilgore Road, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Kalamazoo, Mich. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group, Mark Bugnaski) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT.
  • A student looks out the frosted window of a school bus as it moves down 19th Street, Tuesday,  Jan. 7, 2014 in Philadelphia. The record-breaking polar air that has made the Midwest shiver over the past few days spread to the East and South on Tuesday, sending the mercury plunging into the single digits and teens from Boston and New York to Atlanta, Birmingham, Nashville and Little Rock _ places where many people don't know the first thing about extreme cold. (AP Photo/The Philadelphia Inquirer, Michael Wirtz)  PHIX OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NEWARK OUT
  • The lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach is completely frozen and barely visible through the wind on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Muskegon, Mich. Bitter-cold temperatures kept many Michigan schools, businesses and government offices shuttered Tuesday for a second straight day. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Madelyn P. Hastings) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT
  • The lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach is completely frozen after a severe winter storm hit Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 in Muskegon, Mich. The brutal polar air that has made the Midwest shiver over the past few days spread to the East and the Deep South on Tuesday, shattering records that in some cases had stood for more than a century. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Madelyn P. Hastings) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT
  • A New York City pedestrian covers up against single-digit temperatures, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.  The high is expected to be 10 degrees. But wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
  • Ice forms a unique pattern on the surface of Austin Run along the edge of Government Island as wind chills remain near the one degree mark in Stafford County, Va on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. The Polar Vortex that has gripped much of the nation brought temperatures into the single digits in the Stafford area today.  (AP Photo/The Free Lance-Star, Peter Cihelka)
  • Gilda Mosely digs her car out from the snow outside her home on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Soulard, Mo. Tuesday was the worst cold snap in nearly two decades for Missouri. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT
  • Marion, Ind. firefighters seek out hot spots after a rekindle Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at the scene of a house fire that occurred Monday in Marion, Ind.  More than 13 inches of snow fell on the area as temperatures plunged to a record 14 below zero Monday night.  (AP Photo/The Chronicle-Tribune, Jeff Morehead)
  • Icicles hang from a bumper of a vehicle in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, 2013. Like much of the nation, the Florida panhandle experienced freezing temperatures, with overnight lows Monday dipping to around around 18 degrees. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily, Devon Ravine)
  • A tugboat makes its way up the icy waters of the Mississippi River on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in St. Louis. Tuesday was the worst cold snap in nearly two decades for Missouri. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT
  • A woman crosses Race Street on a cold evening, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia experienced low temperatures hovering around zero and wind chills in the minus-teens. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
  • Mechanic and driver Larry Hawkins walks among the buses at Reicher Bus Service in Brainerd, Minn. Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014. Hawkins was starting and running school busses Tuesday morning in sub-zero temperatures to make sure they start for classes to resume Wednesday in the Brainerd School District. (AP Photo/Brainerd Dispatch, Steve Kohls)
  • Marcos Mercado is prepared for the cold and steam as he walks by a vent on the way to the doctor in North Philadelphia. Tuesday Jan. 7, 2013.  Brutal, record-breaking cold descended on the East and South, sending the mercury plummeting Tuesday ,  ( AP Photo / The Philadelphia Inquirer, Ron Tarver )     PHIX OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NEWARK OUT

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