Lake Michigan Looks Like A Boiling Cauldron In Freezing Cold Chicago

If you haven’t heard, Chicago has been hit very hard with a polar vortex, resulting in extremely low historical temperatures. It’s so cold, people on social media have dubbed the city #Chiberia, and there are reports that the weather could even create “frost quakes” that cause large booming noises. Forecasters predict the temperature could drop as low as -26 in Chicago this week. Yes, thats -26.

Besides causing schools and businesses to close and flights to be cancelled, the weather has also had a fascinating effect on Lake Michigan, the body of water bordering the city’s shore. Because the air above the lake is colder than the frozen ice, steam is rising from the water, creating a meteorological phenomenon referred to as “diamond dust,” an occurrence which is most typical in arctic regions.

Check out this video someone took of Lake Michigan looking like a “boiling cauldron”:

This amazing occurrence is not just limited to lakes either. One Twitter user demonstrated a similar effect when he threw a mug of boiling water into the bitter freezing cold air. Instead of simply splashing back down, the water froze into crystals that swirled in the air like snowy smoke before blowing away. See for yourself in the video below:

Stay warm out there!

More articles

Donate now to save Baby Jésus’ life!

Every day, Jésus experiences excruciating pain due to a rare and blistering skin condition called EB. With up to 80% of his skin affected, he relies on pain medication just […]

Read More

Man Discovers A Family Of Mice Living In His Garden, Builds Them A Miniature Village

Recently, photographer Simon Dell stumbled upon a small family of mice running around in his garden. Instead of reaching for […]

Read More

Dad Prepared To Sell House To Pay for Daughter’s Vital Operation, Then Strangers Pay for Her Surgery

One father from was willing to give up everything for the sake of his daughter’s much-needed operation.

Read More

Recent posts

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. Proverbs 14:30 No Comparison Movies, TV shows, and advertisements all encourage us to compare ourselves to […]

Read More

Donate now to save Baby Jésus’ life!

Every day, Jésus experiences excruciating pain due to a rare and blistering skin condition called EB. With up to 80% of his skin affected, he relies on pain medication just […]

Read More

The Worst Disease You Have Never Seen of the Year

Joyce suffers in extreme pain every day from a rare blistering skin disease known as EB. With up to 80% skin loss, she can’t go one day without having pain […]

Read More
Scroll to Top