Lee Farkas of Geneva keeps his head down while waiting for the train to Chicago at the Geneva Metra station as the temperature hovers around 0 degrees Tuesday morning. Remarking on the cold, Farkas said "It's ridiculous."
Rick West | Staff Photographer
A commuter bundles up against extreme cold conditions Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Chicago.
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Misery loves company, right? The Upper Midwest remained locked in a deep freeze Wednesday as the bitter temperatures crept eastward. The cold snap that arrived Saturday night has been blamed for several suburban deaths. The National Weather Service said states from Ohio through to the far northeast of Maine could expect to be slammed by that Arctic blast on Wednesday.