30 Images Showing How Cold Is In The US Right Now


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It seems that some regions of the world experienced weather conditions that are anything but typical for the season. While Australia suffered a heat wave, a big part of the U.S. faced the most severe winter in a long time! Chicago and the surrounding area had the hardest of times when everything literally froze, including Lake Michigan! People were warned to stay inside and leave their homes only in case of urgent matters, but some people could not help it and went outside to capture the effects of the cold weather!

1. Someone captured the beauty of Chicago

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This view from a plane above Lake Michigan is breathtaking!

2. Here is what happened in a Minnesota bathroom

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The water tank of this toilet literally burst into pieces when the water froze!

3. This is not how you eat spaghetti

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Well, the person tried to eat them normally but they froze!

4. This was the result of the rain that turned into ice

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This is a perfect ice mold which was the result of the rain and the freezing temperatures.

5. Here is what happens if you throw hot water in the air

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It immediately freezes and turns into snow, which is really cool!

6. Authorities in Chicago had to do some weird things to fight the sub-zero temperatures

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They lit sections of tracks on fire just to prevent them from freezing and keep transportation running.

7. This fireman was out in the blizzard

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He looks like a human Popsicle after being exposed to the extremely low temperatures of the vortex!

8. Here is another perfect ice mold

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The rain and the low temperatures covered every square inch of Chicago in ice.

9. Many landscapes look like they were featured in a movie

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‘The Day After Tomorrow’ was a great movie and now we can see the scenery for real!

10. Iowa’s weather is no match for antifreeze

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We guess that if antifreeze freezes, then it is not a good idea to be outside.

11. Someone decided to blow bubbles in freezing cold water

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As a result, these amazing frozen bubbles were created!

12. Here is Wisconsin toilet

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It would take a really brave person to sit on this toilet!

13. Someone tried to hang a pair of jeans outside

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They quickly turned into something that feels like sheet metal.

14. Here is an interesting way to measure snowfall

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In a matter of days this flamingo was completely covered in snow!

15. This is how one person had to keep warm

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When someone’s landlord turned down the heating, the person had to think outside the box.

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16. Here is how your eyelashes can look when they freeze

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This person decided to go for a run and did not see this happen.

17. These are not even the outside doors

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This polar vortex definitely took its toll! Just look at these inner exit doors!

18. This brave kid is still going to daycare

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Despite that it was -30 outside, this kid showed his brave spirit!

19. These eggs were not boiled

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They were exposed to outside temperatures which resulted in this!

20. Here is a house that started to succumb to the cold

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The temperatures proved to be too low for this house to handle!

21. The Detroit River froze completely

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Now this is something that you don’t see every day!

22. This happened in the outside toilet

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We guess that this is a clear indication about the extremely cold weather.

23. Someone noticed their bottle of vodka froze

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Considering that vodka freezes below -16, it must have been a lot colder.

24. Here is what happens when you let your car engine warm up

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The condensed water in the exhaust froze immediately after dripping down from it.

25. There is something beautiful about this winter trap

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The image was taken in South Dakota and it looks eerie but beautiful!

26. This person tried to dry his clothes outside

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Hanging them apparently was a mistake this person will not allow to happen again.

27. Here is another interesting effect

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This is the furnace exhaust outlet of a house and the steam immediately turns into ice.

28. This fire hydrant looks like a work of art

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It probably cracked and leaked, but the cold weather caused it to freeze almost instantly!

29. You can see how the cold tried to break inside

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This door was barely able to withstand the polar vortex.

30. Water freezes immediately after leaking from this faucet

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Well, it must have been unbearably cold in there!


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