US Polar Vortex: Stunning Photos of Icicles, Frozen Lakes and Ice 2014

Frozen mist from Niagara Falls coats the landscape at Niagara Falls state park. Photograph: James Neiss/AP
Frozen mist from Niagara Falls coats the landscape at Niagara Falls state park. Photograph: James Neiss/AP

January Polar Vortex or Arctic Air caused very cold wind and freezing temperature across the North America killing at least 9 people.

Icicles form on a fountain in Augusta, Georgia. Photograph: Michael Holahan/ZUMA Press/Corbis
Icicles form on a fountain in Augusta, Georgia. Photograph: Michael Holahan/ZUMA Press/Corbis
Ice balls take over Lake Michigan. Image credit to Huffpost Green.
Ice balls take over Lake Michigan. Image credit to Huffpost Green.

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Freezing Weather In Florida

It is freezing in Florida.

Usually winter in Florida is not very cold.

There are a lot of strawberries and oranges grown in Florida.

The cold temperature can destroy the oranges and strawberries.

Farmers have to spray water on the plants to save them from the cold temperature.

The water froze on the plants and protect them.

The frozen water is called icicle.

Icicle on plants are very beautiful.


Workers remove a protective cover from a strawberry field Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010 in Dover, Fla. Farmers were forced to try and protect their crops against the cold, as temperatures in the area dipped into the mid-20's. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Icicles cling to strawberries Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Lakeland, Fla. Farmers spray their crops to help protect them against the cold temperatures. Temperatures in the area dipped into the mid-20's. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
The sun rises over a frozen strawberry field at Fancy Farms in Plant City, Florida January 6, 2010.
The sun rises over a frozen strawberry field at Fancy Farms in Plant City, Florida January 6, 2010. Florida strawberry farmers have been spraying water throughout the the night to protect their plants from damage due to the cold weather.
A blanket of ice covers strawberries Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2010, in Plant City, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Icicles cling to strawberry plants just after sunrise Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 in Plant City, Fla. Farmers spray water on their crops to help protect the fruit. Temperatures overnight in area dipped into the 30's. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Icicles on an orange tree.
Icicles cling to oranges Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Icicles cling to oranges Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2010, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Icicles cling to a palm tree in Florida.
Icicles hang from the branches of a Palm tree Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Ornamental flowers are coated with ice Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)