Ice Blankets Chicago Pier as Winter Conditions Affect Lake Michigan

Harsh winter conditions brought icy waves to Chicago, Illinois, on Saturday, January 23, before the area was hit with several inches of snow.

Photographer Craig Shimala filmed a tracking shot showing icicles along a pier at North Avenue Beach and “pancake ice” floating on Lake Michigan.

The National Weather Service recorded temperatures as low as 5 F on Saturday. Credit: Craig Shimala via Storyful