In the U.S., the Midwest is bracing for more heavy snow, and the deep freeze -- gripping much of the country -- is expected to continue through the weekend.
Snow has created a traffic nightmare in Iowa, where snow was piled so high that drivers could not see across intersections. And just as people start to dig out, another 10 inches is expected.
The arctic cold also has its grip on the South. It is expected bring snow and ice from South Carolina to Louisiana.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear delcared a state of emergency in Perry County on Wednesday after water line breaks left the area without water.
Forecasters say wind chills could drop to near zero in some areas.
Several deaths have been blamed on the cold, with hypothermia and car-related deaths being reported across the country.