Polar vortex hits Midwest, Northeast (27 images)

Thousands of people from the U.S. Midwest to the Northeast were without power Tuesday as biting winds sent wind chills well below zero in some places. Read more: http://upi.com/2638034
Updated: Jan. 7, 2014 at 8:06 PM
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Icicles hang from a cable on a breakwater at 31st Street Beach in Chicago on January 7, 2014. Chicago experienced its second day of below-zero temperatures as an arctic air mass continued to grip the region. UPI/Brian Kersey
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