Strange ice phenomena unfolds at Minnesota lake

Strange ice phenomena unfolds at Minnesota lake

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PLYMOUTH, Minnesota (CNN) – It’s spring, but Old Man Winter is still full of surprises.

The weather is creating a spectacular show on Medicine Lake in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Large piles of ice are splintering into fine shards like glass. Some call it ice chandeliering.

That’s when ice, very brittle due to sun and warmer temperatures, reaches the state where ice first crystallizes. Then it splinters creating a shattering sound in the process.

Nadalie Thomas shot video of the chandeliering in Minnesota. Click the play icon to watch.

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