Temperatures are predicted to climb slightly after a cold snap that saw highs struggling to get out of the teens.
The Waterloo suburb of Evansdale lost water service for a time Monday after temperatures fell to minus 20 degrees.
Wednesday night: Cloudy skies.
Record low temperatures were shattered Tuesday and Wednesday.
Another round of arctic air is set to move into Southside Virginia by Thursday, bringing gusty winds and more bitter cold.
According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm warning is in effect until 1 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5.
The prolonged cold spell has also led to more ice forming on Lake Michigan, but Friedlein urges people be cautious about walking on the ice.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
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A Wind Chill Warning and Wind Chill Advisory remain in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday for parts of central in as extreme cold continues around the state. Wind chill values will be between zero and 5 degrees.
In Nebraska, temperatures hit 15 below zero (-26 Celsius) before midnight Sunday in Omaha, breaking a record low dating to 1884. New Yorkers can also file a heat-related complaint for non-residential buildings including senior centers, drug treatment facilities, private schools, daycares and government buildings. Saturday's low temperature will be around 27 degrees.
The cold has been blamed for at least nine deaths in the past week.
As far as the high and low temperatures, that will be 59 and 41, with the wind continuing overnight but not as strong.
Hard freeze warnings will continue tonight for parts of central and south Alabama.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office said two men whose bodies were found Sunday showed signs of hypothermia.
If you're already over the bitterly cold weather that accompanied the dawn of 2018, you may want to brace yourself.