Bone-chilling temperatures grip millions across Eastern U.S.

A brutal blast of arctic air on Monday morning dipped the wind chill to -30 in Albany, -17 degrees in NYC and -16 in Boston. But, there is relief on the way for the East Coast this week.
1:51 | 01/22/19

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Snow ice rain and Arctic air. As it slammed. States in the midwest all the way to them across the northeast and it's not getting any better. ABC's Jill Benitez has the very latest for us on this winter weather. Hey there Stephanie yelled fire fighter for working through brutal conditions to fight this fire we're talking about a windshield of the negative seventeen. Degrees just incredible. What they were going throughout here to fight this but they did it and take a look at this building right now because it doesn't look. Like your typical burned building and that's because what looks like white pre. Is actually a thick white sheet of ice just covering the building and you can see those icicles right there. From that fire hose from that that firefight. Situation out here tickled because so much of the country right now is just frozen over in Ohio a plow driver barely escaped from his truck. When he got stuck on the tracks seconds before the train just barreled right through. Now watches this tugboat in Missouri fights its way through the frozen Mississippi River. And in Massachusetts the exterior for burning home is just coated with ice as it took an hour for firefighters to get good water supply. Now the high winds creating a major problem in the New York area causing a truck judges overturned on one of the city's. Busiest bridges. And back here in Queens we can tell you that three firefighters were injured fighting this fire. But they're gonna be okay that's what we're told so that's the good dues right now a publicity it is still brutally cold out is still have to be very very careful because we're talking about temperatures still in the teens and those wind chills single in the single digits in fact earlier this morning. We were seeing wind chill of negative one so just be very careful because these are extreme conditions hopefully it gets better over the next few hours Stephanie. Our idea thank you very much some really difficult conditions for those fire crews out there.

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