Plane Passenger's Video Shows Chicago is a City of Ice

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Published on February 1, 2019 - Duration: 00:42s

Plane Passenger's Video Shows Chicago is a City of Ice

Video shot from the air shows the extent of snow and ice that has engulfed the city of Chicago.Extreme cold descended on Chicago, Illinois, after a polar vortex spun south, delivering temperatures as low as -30F on Thursday, January 31.This footage, shot by Adrienne McCauley from a descending plane, shows the city appearing “iced over” on Wednesday.The National Weather Service said that temperatures dropped to -40F with the effects of wind-chill.

Many have taken to calling the city “Chiberia” on social media as they cope with the cold.

Credit: Adrienne McCauley via Storyful

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