9 Viral Videos, Photos That Illustrate Just How Absolutely Frigid It Is Right Now

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January 02, 2018Jan 02, 2018

The weather outside is frightful. As much of the nation experiences colder-than-normal temperatures, some people have ventured into the frigid elements to capture just how bone-chilling the end of 2017 and the start of 2018 has been.

Niagara Falls created quite the chandelier in New York and Ontario this weekend. The pictures tourists captured are absolutely surreal.

https://twitter.com/JohnCohen1/status/947092177645051904

This guy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota decided to see what would happen if he soaked his T-shirt in hot water before hanging it out to dry. The result was incredible, but viewers were disappointed that he didn’t shatter it with a hammer.

https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/947339201409818624

The U.S. Army posted a picture of a cold soldier that looked like someone out of “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.”

https://twitter.com/USArmy/status/948253177186529280

In Kansas City, Kansas, bubbles were freezing solid despite the breeze, much to the amazement of onlooking youngsters.

https://twitter.com/WHSVnews/status/948243785116418048

Chicago saw a New Year’s Day record with a high of only 1 degree. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the city is expecting wind chills as low as -29 degrees this week.

https://twitter.com/Ashlee_Rezin/status/947979656459890688

Off the coast of Massachusetts, sharks are reportedly dying “due to cold shock” in the frigid waters.

https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/948008631735324673

Minnesota, on the other hand, is used to being ridiculously cold. And cracking jokes about it.

https://twitter.com/mark_tarello/status/947479047344459778

In the much more temperature Southeast, the below-freezing temperatures in Atlanta turned a fountain into the shape of a beautiful winter wedding cake.

https://twitter.com/ReporterFaith/status/948023367566807041

In Des Moines, Iowa, it was so cold it wasn’t even funny.

https://twitter.com/nbcsandiego/status/948012520123588609

Meanwhile in Canada:

https://twitter.com/Newsweek/status/948149394137931777

https://twitter.com/weathernetwork/status/946547586474819584

https://twitter.com/blogTO/status/946161285883863040

Now here’s something to help you feel a little warmer:

https://twitter.com/CanaryIslandsEN/status/948194677081235457

Stay safe out there! In related news, one of Disney’s most beloved stars has had a warrant issued for her arrest due to the cold weather.

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