In Fargo, North Dakota, where the temperature dropped to minus 24F (minus 31C), Dan Hallock, an advertising executive, marveled that people were still working outside as he bought coffee.
The morning temperature in the Windy City was -22 degrees Fahrenheit (-30 Celsius), which felt like -50 degrees (-46 Celsius) with wind chill. The current record of minus 26 degrees was set in 1996. Her chickens, ducks and guinea hens were enjoying the 70-degree (21C) climate inside their greenhouse-like hoop house, she said.
Heavy snow was forecast in the northern stretches of ME and snow squalls predicted for other parts of the east coast. Snow was expected through Wednesday from the Great Lakes region into New England.
Even Alabama and MS could see snow, the service added.
Parts of north and central Georgia may see about 2 inches (5 cm) or more of snow in the coming days, along with freezing rain and ice-slicked highways.
States of emergency have been declared from Wisconsin and MI, down to Alabama and Mississippi.
USA media has attributed at least five deaths since the weekend to the freezing conditions and a major snowstorm that preceded the blast of Arctic air now gripping the region.
The agency predicted temperatures to remain 25 to 45 degrees below average through Thursday, with wind chill values as low as -25 to -55 degrees Fahrenheit (-32 to -48 Celsius).
It wasn't stopping one of America's most formidable endurance tests, however - the three-day Arrowhead 135 was going on as scheduled in northeastern Minnesota. "And because it's so cold, there won't be much of a warm-up Wednesday".
The Chicago Zoological Society said it would shut Brookfield Zoo for only the fourth time in its 85-year history on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Homeless shelters were also preparing for the onslaught of cold.
"People don't want to be out there right now", said Brennan Ellis, 53, who was staying at the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.
He said ambulance crews were handling all outside response incidents as being potentially life-threatening.
"These [conditions] are actually a public health risk and you need to treat it appropriately", Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said. It is called "sudden stratospheric warming".
The cause of the sub-zero chill was a swirl of arctic air that broke away from the polar vortex that usually encircles the North Pole.
"Where the polar vortex goes, so goes the cold air", Mr Cohen said. Many had been destined for Atlanta, where the National Football League's Super Bowl will take place on Sunday. It maintains its liquid state in subzero temperatures, like those now hitting parts of the USA, so when a gas tank is full, those fuel lines are better equipped to handle to the cold.
This is part of a larger operation as the total number of migrants that have registered for Mexico's new offer exceeds 12,500. Carlos Catarlo Gomez , an asylum-seeker from Honduras, returns to Mexico from the United States while his case is processed.
Talks over a new one-year deal have been ongoing since late last year without agreement and he will be a free agent in the summer. He had only featured in half of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first eight matches in charge, and this was his first start in four games.
Denis Villeneuve is hell-bent on assembling the most attractive cast in movie history with his big-budget Dune adaptation. The film is a cult favorite, but many feel it fails to capture the intricacies of Frank Herbert's novel.
The dollar index, which tracks its value against six other major currencies, fell around 0.2 percent to a three-week low of 95.16. The ADP national employment report showed private-sector jobs increased by 213,000 in January, above the estimated 178,000 rise.
The compaany said it remains committed to the project, the creation of 13,000 jobs and "to our long-term investment in Wisconsin". Foxconn said in its statement that it was still considering the production of products such as TV sets at the facility.
I mean, he's a gentleman. "He's giving me his hand to go out". "His dad's sending him good energy", she said. Dion says she is "at the best of my life right now" and plans to "enjoy and embrace" her life.
Weir, 48, and a 38-year-old Yangery man, believed to be one of the trainer's foremen, Jarrod McLean, faced hours of questioning. Born in Berriwillock, a small Mallee District town in Victoria, Weir left school at age 15 to work under experienced trainers.
In 10 months, her accolades have matured winning three big tournaments: Indian Wells, the US Open and the Australian Open . The youngest Williams sister is still on the chase for two grand slam titles to break the all-time record of 24.
It's a type of bacteria that produces toxins that can cause diarrhea and vomiting, typically lasting for about 24 hours. An autopsy later revealed that he'd died suddenly from food poisoning caused by a bacteria called bacillus cereus .
Cagliari's Nicolo Barella and Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes have both been linked with a move in recent days. He also conceded that at his age (30), he wants to continue playing in Barcelona in order to enjoy his football.
Apples next-gen, low-cost iPad may skip Face ID
That said, it may be that any imminent releases will be models of internal component upgrades as opposed to a complete redesign. Six new filings with the Eurasian Economic Commission have also appeared, matching Apple's iPad numbering scheme.
Tornado leaves path of destruction in Havana
A large-scale clean up began in Havana , Cuba after a freak tornado ripped through the city on Sunday night. Cuban actor Luis Silva said he was driving with his wife and children when the tornado struck.
Study links screen time to slower child development
"If much of that time in a child's day is spent in front of a screen, they're missing opportunities to learn and develop". Almost 2,500 Alberta families participated in the project and documented their children's screen time .
First Look at the Returning Cast of Zombieland: Double Tap!
Zombieland: Double Tap is set to be released in theaters on October 11th, nearly exactly 10 years after the original was released. Instead of simply releasing a poster, the movie did the popular 10 Year Challenge you've seen everyone on the 'net doing lately.