Frozen Nation: Most of the Country Is Freezing Right Now

PHOTO: A fisherman works aboard a trawler passing House Island in Casco Bay of Portland, Maine, where the temperature at dawn was minus-9 degrees on Jan. 8, 2014.PlayRobert F. Bukaty/AP
WATCH Dangerous Blast of Cold Has Most of the Country Frozen

Frozen temperatures are reaching across of much of the U.S. today with an estimated 200 million Americans facing temperatures under freezing.

The weather started to cause plenty of headaches before the day even started as schools in Boston, Chicago and Milwaukee closed today due to the frigid temperatures.

PHOTO: Shawn Reynolds of WRTV in Indianapolis, Indiana tweeted this photo with the text, Cars frozen to the ground after a water main break on Indys Near East Side on Jan. 8, 2015.RTV6/@annekellyrtv6/Twitter
Shawn Reynolds of WRTV in Indianapolis, Indiana tweeted this photo with the text, "Cars frozen to the ground after a water main break on Indy's Near East Side" on Jan. 8, 2015.

In Indianapolis, Indiana a water main break last night left cars literally frozen to the ground.

PHOTO: Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier while temperatures hovered around zero degrees Fahrenheit on Jan. 7, 2015 in Chicago, Ill.Scott Olson/Getty Images
Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier while temperatures hovered around zero degrees Fahrenheit on Jan. 7, 2015 in Chicago, Ill.

In Ohio a house was left coated in ice after firefighters stopped a house fire.

In Portland, Maine the temperature--dipping below 0--were so cold that "sea smoke" was seen on the water. The smoke is fog that is created when extremely cold air moves over warmer water.

PHOTO: A man looks in the direction of an adjacent home which caught fire overnight on Jan. 8, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J.Julio Cortez/AP Photo
A man looks in the direction of an adjacent home which caught fire overnight on Jan. 8, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J.

PHOTO:Brett Rosner of WSB-TV in Atlanta tweeted this image with the text, This is Atlanta this morning :/ on Jan. 8, 2014.Buzz Daley/WSB
PHOTO:Brett Rosner of WSB-TV in Atlanta tweeted this image with the text, "This is Atlanta this morning :/" on Jan. 8, 2014.

Even southern states are dealing with the deep freeze. Eight states including all states along the Gulf of Mexico have had hard freeze warnings in place.

Even Texas was hit with a freezing rain warning according to the National Weather Service.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.