>> Bone chillingly cold temperatures have frozen parts of Niagara Falls. The Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side has been frozen solid for days. From coast to coast, a record shattering arctic freeze is griping much of the US. The dangerous cold is being blamed for at least four deaths.
Many school districts have cancelled classes. In Massachusetts, firefighters were covered in ice as they battled a house fire. In Washington, DC, crews used a flare to thaw a frozen ladder. And in Arkansas, the bitter cold turned this fountain into ice from top to bottom. While some places called off their annual New Year's Day Polar Bear Plunge, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the tradition continued.
>> It was good, it felt real good.>> The cold snap is expected to ease across most of the country after Tuesday. But the northeast is due for another Arctic blast by the end of the week.