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PHOTO GALLERY: Historic Arctic cold blast freezes the US




A view of the frozen Lake Erie during the polar vortex in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A city worker removes snow during the polar vortex in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A view of a closed road during the polar vortex in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 31, 2019

Ice and snow is seen on a vehicle during subzero temperatures carried by the polar votex in Fargo, North Dakota, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A car is tagged for towing during subzero temperatures carried by the polar votex in Fargo, North Dakota, U.S., January 31, 2019.

Bryant Park fountain is seen, as record low temperatures spread across the Midwest and Eastern states, in New York City, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A worker from AAA aids vehicle trapped in snow during the polar vortex in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 31, 2019.

The city skyline is seen in drifting snow during the polar vortex in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 31, 2019.

Tom Bixby drops by the Sons of Norway Lodge to warm up from subzero temperatures carried by the polar votex in Fargo, North Dakota, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A woman walks in the snow during a winter storm in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A rainbow appears above homes on a hillside following a rain storm in Encinitas, California, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A rainbow appears above homes on a hillside following a rain storm in Encinitas, California, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A view of the ice covered shoreline of Lake Erie with the Cleveland skyline in the background during a polar vortex in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., January 31, 2019

Plants are seen covered with ice at Lake Erie during during a polar vortex in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., January 31, 2019.

Woman clears a car in the snow during a winter storm in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 31, 2019.

A man shovels around a car after a winter storm in Buffalo, New York, U.S., January 31, 2019.

Steam is seen above Lake Michigan during subzero temperatures carried by the polar vortex in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., January 30, 2019

Desolate Wrigley Field is seen at sunset during subzero temperatures carried by the polar vortex, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., January 30, 2019.