Photos: A day in the depths of winter in frigid Embarrass, Minn.

1 Rowland Fowler, the weather spotter for the National Weather Service in Embarrass, Minn. talks about his equipment Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at his home in Embarrass. 
2 At 12:38 p.m., the temperature on Rowland Fowler's temperature gauge read 22 below zero. 
3 Icicles and frost adorn the face of a cow at Paul Knuti's farm Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 near Embarrass, Minn. Temperatures at the time were 25 below with wind chills near 50 below. 
4 Marie Rosati lifts a water line to ensure there is no water left in the hose during a frigid morning at her home and horse boarding business near Embarrass, Minn. 
5 Paul Knuti calls to his cattle while bringing them in for their morning meal. 
6 Icicles adorn the face of Marie Rosati during a morning tending to her horses. 
7 Paul Knuti calls for his horses to come in for their morning meal. 
8 With temperatures hovering around 25 below and wind chills near 50 below, a number of the horses at Paul Knuti's farm were shivering, which necessitated a little grooming to remove the frost from their fur. 
9 Marie Rosati checks on the heating coil in a bucket of water set out for her horses. Without the coil, the water would freeze solid.. 
10 Steam rises from a herd of cows feeding on hay. 
11 Frost adorns the backs of cattle at Paul Knuti's farm. 
12 Babbitt city works employee Tony Chamberlin plows the parking lot outside the mayor's office early in the morning on Monday, Jan. 6, 2013.