Come inside and thaw out with The Week in Pictures

 
 
Updated 3/5/2019 2:13 PM

Daily Herald photographers ventured outside all week in temperatures reaching minus 24 degrees to bring you a vision of cold suburbs

Peter Sherman, of Old Mill Creek pushes his bike up to the Bakers Square in Libertyville after a group ride as temperatures hovered around -20 Thursday morning in Lake County.
  Peter Sherman, of Old Mill Creek pushes his bike up to the Bakers Square in Libertyville after a group ride as temperatures hovered around -20 Thursday morning in Lake County.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Hand prints in frost on the inside of the Integrity School of Dance window in Elgin Wednesday.
  Hand prints in frost on the inside of the Integrity School of Dance window in Elgin Wednesday.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
With a beard encrusted in ice, Krzysztof Pugawko, of Palatine leads other runners near the finish of the Frozen Tundra 5K & Beach Party that started and finished at Half Day Brewing and ran through the Des Plaines River Trail in Lincolnshire Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
  With a beard encrusted in ice, Krzysztof Pugawko, of Palatine leads other runners near the finish of the Frozen Tundra 5K & Beach Party that started and finished at Half Day Brewing and ran through the Des Plaines River Trail in Lincolnshire Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
A skier launches himself from the large hill during the Norge Winter Ski Jump Tournament in Fox River Grove Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
  A skier launches himself from the large hill during the Norge Winter Ski Jump Tournament in Fox River Grove Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Darwin Adams, of Trout Unlimited helps three-year-old Adonis Matsen of Bartlett, cast a fly rod during the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. The show featured over 100 travel related exhibitors including guides, lodges, resorts and regional promotion agencies, major fishing tackle manufacturers, local fishing retailers and a diverse selection of fishing boats.
  Darwin Adams, of Trout Unlimited helps three-year-old Adonis Matsen of Bartlett, cast a fly rod during the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. The show featured over 100 travel related exhibitors including guides, lodges, resorts and regional promotion agencies, major fishing tackle manufacturers, local fishing retailers and a diverse selection of fishing boats.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Mundelein resident Lou Calamus clears a sidewalk along Courtland Street Monday near his home following an overnight snowfall. Calamus has been clearing that sidewalk which runs alongside a park for 30 years so residents can walk their dogs.
  Mundelein resident Lou Calamus clears a sidewalk along Courtland Street Monday near his home following an overnight snowfall. Calamus has been clearing that sidewalk which runs alongside a park for 30 years so residents can walk their dogs.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
A shopping cart is stuck in a snow pile in Bloomingdale Court in Bloomingdale after heavy snow on Monday.
  A shopping cart is stuck in a snow pile in Bloomingdale Court in Bloomingdale after heavy snow on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Ice crystals form on windows Wednesday morning as the sun rises on subzero temperatures in the suburbs.
  Ice crystals form on windows Wednesday morning as the sun rises on subzero temperatures in the suburbs.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Elgin Police walk through the snow near midnight in an area known as "Tent City" as they take a census of homeless persons in the city.
  Elgin Police walk through the snow near midnight in an area known as "Tent City" as they take a census of homeless persons in the city.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Bernie Sanchez, of Wheeling walks along Illinois Rte. 83 in Wheeling after a trip to the store Wednesday.
  Bernie Sanchez, of Wheeling walks along Illinois Rte. 83 in Wheeling after a trip to the store Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Jeff Roessler, of Elgin pauses at the side of the Fox River in South Elgin by the dam to take a cellphone picture Thursday morning as temperatures dropped to 25 below zero around 7:15 a.m. "It's actually not too bad. I am dressed for it so that helps," said Roessler of his adventure.
  Jeff Roessler, of Elgin pauses at the side of the Fox River in South Elgin by the dam to take a cellphone picture Thursday morning as temperatures dropped to 25 below zero around 7:15 a.m. "It's actually not too bad. I am dressed for it so that helps," said Roessler of his adventure.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Francisco Carapia tries to jump start his sister's boyfriend's car in the parking lot of Maple Ridge Apartments in Carpentersville Wednesday morning in minus 24 degree temperatures.
  Francisco Carapia tries to jump start his sister's boyfriend's car in the parking lot of Maple Ridge Apartments in Carpentersville Wednesday morning in minus 24 degree temperatures.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Patrick Cola, of Huntley and also a Metra employee, hurries to make the 7:26 train at the Elgin Metra station Wednesday. "It's pretty darn cold," said Cola of the minus 26 degree temperatures.
  Patrick Cola, of Huntley and also a Metra employee, hurries to make the 7:26 train at the Elgin Metra station Wednesday. "It's pretty darn cold," said Cola of the minus 26 degree temperatures.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
On what the weather experts are calling the coldest day on record, Arlington Heights resident Steve Sarussi waits at the train station in Arlington Heights for his ride downtown. He commented, "I enjoy going out in it, it's a challenge, I embrace it." The mist from his breathing was freezing on his face including his eyelashes.
  On what the weather experts are calling the coldest day on record, Arlington Heights resident Steve Sarussi waits at the train station in Arlington Heights for his ride downtown. He commented, "I enjoy going out in it, it's a challenge, I embrace it." The mist from his breathing was freezing on his face including his eyelashes.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
On what the weather experts are calling one of the coldest days on record Wednesday, commuters in Arlington Heights get ready to board the early morning train into the city.
  On what the weather experts are calling one of the coldest days on record Wednesday, commuters in Arlington Heights get ready to board the early morning train into the city.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Dan Rebholz, of World Class Ice Sculpture in Villa Park carries equipment outside in subzero temperatures.
  Dan Rebholz, of World Class Ice Sculpture in Villa Park carries equipment outside in subzero temperatures.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
James Trelford, of Libertyville is bundled up as he walks down Milwaukee Avenue in Libertyville as temperatures reached near-record lows Wednesday in Lake County.
  James Trelford, of Libertyville is bundled up as he walks down Milwaukee Avenue in Libertyville as temperatures reached near-record lows Wednesday in Lake County.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Traffic was thin and moving slowly as the sun rose on Algonquin Road in Algonquin Wednesday in temperatures that reached as much as 24 below zero.
  Traffic was thin and moving slowly as the sun rose on Algonquin Road in Algonquin Wednesday in temperatures that reached as much as 24 below zero.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The subzero temperatures created sundogs on Thursday morning in Carol Stream.
  The subzero temperatures created sundogs on Thursday morning in Carol Stream.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Fred Kuehn, owner of Lifestyle Cycle in Libertyville, second from right, leads a brave group of cycling enthusiasts on a short ride to Bakers Square in Libertyville as temperatures hovered around minus 20 Thursday morning in Lake County. "Today was not about the ride, it's about bragging rights," said Kuehn.
  Fred Kuehn, owner of Lifestyle Cycle in Libertyville, second from right, leads a brave group of cycling enthusiasts on a short ride to Bakers Square in Libertyville as temperatures hovered around minus 20 Thursday morning in Lake County. "Today was not about the ride, it's about bragging rights," said Kuehn.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A wind blown field leaves interesting snow patterns as temperatures hovered around minus 20 Thursday morning in Lake County.
  A wind blown field leaves interesting snow patterns as temperatures hovered around minus 20 Thursday morning in Lake County.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Waukegan Police Sergent Scott Chastain plays with his dog Copper after some training by T.O.P.S. in Grayslake Thursday. Dogs are trained outside for short periods of time in cold weather. "We train outside so in real life, when we've got to put them into that, they are used to it, said Chastain.
  Waukegan Police Sergent Scott Chastain plays with his dog Copper after some training by T.O.P.S. in Grayslake Thursday. Dogs are trained outside for short periods of time in cold weather. "We train outside so in real life, when we've got to put them into that, they are used to it, said Chastain.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Bill Martinez pushes a snowblower to clear a sidewalk in a shopping complex in Arlington Heights.
  Bill Martinez pushes a snowblower to clear a sidewalk in a shopping complex in Arlington Heights.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Casey and Dan Aspril, of Algonquin check out all of the offerings Friday at the new At Home store which opened in Lake in the Hills at the former Dominick's site, at 101 Randall Road. This is At Home's fifth store in the Chicago market. The 83,835-square-foot home décor superstore offers more than 50,000 home decor items, from furniture, mirrors, rugs, art and housewares to tabletop, patio and seasonal decor.
  Casey and Dan Aspril, of Algonquin check out all of the offerings Friday at the new At Home store which opened in Lake in the Hills at the former Dominick's site, at 101 Randall Road. This is At Home's fifth store in the Chicago market. The 83,835-square-foot home décor superstore offers more than 50,000 home decor items, from furniture, mirrors, rugs, art and housewares to tabletop, patio and seasonal decor.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Warm exhaust smoke mixing with below zero temperatures create a foggy line of cars at a stop light on N. State Street at Wing St. in Elgin on Friday evening, Jan. 24, 2019.
  Warm exhaust smoke mixing with below zero temperatures create a foggy line of cars at a stop light on N. State Street at Wing St. in Elgin on Friday evening, Jan. 24, 2019.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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