Icy temperatures continued on Thursday with many states seeing the mercury dip into the negatives. In Maine temperatures reached 42 below zero, but communities continued to brave the cold. 

File Photo: Jeremy Jaspers is bundled up against sub-zero temperatures while walking in downtown Mankato, Minnesota in 2014.

A "sun dog" glows over a frozen landscape near Lake Crystal, Minn., Wednesday. Temperatures struggled to reach 0 degrees and wind chills in th…

Icy conditions may have contributed to an accident involving three vehicles, one of them a school bus, in Kokomo, Ind., on Tuesday.

A worker for the city of McAlester, Okla., bundles up as he removes Christmas decorations from a light pole on Carl Albert Parkway.

Brenda Roberts stands next to a huge pothole Thursday at the entrance to the alley between Carl Albert Parkway and W. Choctaw Avenue off D Str…

An unidentified woman bundles up while waiting to cross a street in McAlester, Okla., Thursday morning.

Alex Hesen of Jeffersonville, Ind., makes his way across the deserted Big Four Bridge while on a run in the cold weather Wednesday afternoon.

Record-Eagle/Nathan Payne A person crosses an alley south of Front Street in downtown Traverse City, Mich., on Wednesday morning while heavy s…

A 12-inch water main along 38th Street in Anderson, Ind., broke Wednesday, flooding yards in a nearby mobile home park and leaving more than 5…

Harry Hatmann crosses Main Street in downtown Goshen during heavy snow Wednesday. Lake effect snow caused white-out conditions in the northern…

Devon Spitler walks to work on Main Street in Goshen, Ind., Wednesday while braving heavy snow and cold temperatures.

Going with the floe: Sheets of ice floated down the Wabash River on Wednesday and were another reminder of the frigid temperatures in Indiana'…

The sign at Pentucket Bank on Merrimack Street read 2 degrees in downtown Haverhill, Massachusetts yesterday morning.

Seven Springs Mountain Resort ski instructor Larry Pietropaulo gives a lesson to Kecia Bal of Somerset, Pennsylvania on Wed., Jan.7, 2015. 

Anderson, Indiana City Water Department workers JD Allman and Matt Fedor try to keep warm with a salamander heater as they work to replace a s…

While there was no snow as evidence of winter, temperatures got below freezing in Moultrie, Georgia turning the fountain at the Colquitt Count…

With Anderson Community Schools being closed due to the extreme cold in Indiana, parents tried to keep their children busy with different acti…

A bike rider tries to stay warm as he rides around Norman, Oklahoma during cold weather Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Residents in Meridian, Mississippi awoke Thursday morning to a low of 13 degrees. Ice formed in this water fountain at a park in downtown Meridian.

Tina Mirkomilov, left, of Mount Washington, D.C., hits the slopes with her husband, Mike, on Jan. 7, 2015 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in …

Ducks navigate the icy waters of the Stonycreek River in downtown Johnstown, Pa., on Jan. 7, 2015.

Drayson Klingensmith, 3, helps his dad, Edward, shovel snow in front of their 6th Avenue home in the Cambria City neighborhood in Johnstown, P…