Josh Ayres and Bryan Mansell belly-flop into the water during the fifth annual Polar Plunge at Stansbury Lake in Stansbury Park on Monday. The revelers got a brisk start to the new year. Some donned fuzzy costumes, while others took the leap in just their swimsuits. Several wore a look of shock after emerging from the icy water. The high temperatures along the Wasatch Front will be in the upper 30s through Thursday with lows in the low- to mid-20s.
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