A deep chill set in across much of the central U.S. on Wednesday as a major storm moved toward the northeast, bringing heavy snow, ice, wind chills and severe weather.

Temperatures were below 10 degrees Fahrenheit along much of the central U.S, according to the National Weather Service.

The winter storm of historic proportions continued to dump snow across the upper Midwest region, with blizzard conditions continuing in Chicago and much of Illinois, as well as parts of Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan, according to the National Weather Service.

Heavy snow is also falling across Northern New England and Upstate new York, with freezing rain across Southern New England.

A deep cold will prevail Tuesday across most of the central U.S., with wind chill advisories and freeze warnings from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi river and from the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican border.