Even by Minnesota weather standards, this past weekend was pretty wild. An all-consuming glaze of ice rendered outdoor mobility... difficult.
The buses, like this one in Eden Prairie carrying the Chaska/Chanhassen girls hockey team? They slid. (Nobody was injured!)
The sidewalks, like this one in Savage? They became skating rinks.
The plastic bottles, like this one from Prior Lake? You better believe they were gliding like Oksana Baiul.
The customary glass car windows, like this one? Replaced by sheets of ice.
The cosmic irony that constantly befuddles this zany planet known as Earth? Not lost on some.
According to @MPRnews, there were 357 crashes, 149 spinouts or cars in ditches, and 13 jackknifed trucks in 5 hours this morning in #Minnesota. And then there’s this ice truck delivering ice in an ice storm. #mnwx pic.twitter.com/VvVfzrFx49— Melanie Firestone (@firemj7) December 28, 2019
The reprieve from the tundra-like conditions we've all opted to live in for some reason? Nowhere in sight. Here's today's snowy forecast: