Swimmers Nate Misbach, of Guilford, Conn., left, and Sam Haddy, of Brookfield, Conn., right, check their elbows for scrapes after swimming among large waves and rocks along the coast on the first day ... more 
Swimmers Nate Misbach, of Guilford, Conn., left, and Sam Haddy, of Brookfield, Conn., right, check their elbows for scrapes after swimming among large waves and rocks along the coast on the first day of spring Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Newport, R.I. As much of the United States remained in a deep freeze, government forecasters Thursday predicted temperatures will be below normal this spring across the northern U.S. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steven Senne
Thu, Mar 20, 2014 2:45 PM EDT