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PHOTO: Frost-Coated Trees After an Illinois Winter Storm

Brilliant blue sky provides a gorgeous backdrop for frost-coated trees after a severe winter storm in Wilmington, Illinois. The strong winds and frigid temperatures combined to create crystals on the branches that appear to be nearly horizontal.

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PHOTO: Winter Ice Storm in Illinois Makes Ice Pine Cones

Click on above photo to view it in large format: After a winter storm, ice coats branches of a tree in Wilmington, Illinois so thickly that they look like ice pine cones

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PHOTO: Ice Storm in Illinois Coats Trees

Naked trees are coated with ice and icicles after a winter ice storm in Wilmington, Illinois. This happens only rarely, and it requires weather conditions that begin with rain in temperatures above freezing, with a rapid drop in temperature that quick freezes the ice on all the plants.

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PHOTO: Ice Coated Pine Tree After A Winter Storm in Rural Illinois

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Severe winter storm in rural Illinois coats everything with ice, leaving beauty in its dangerous wake

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PHOTO: Winter Wonderland in Illinois

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Winter wonderland in Wilmington, Illinois, following the first snowfall of the year

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Summer On The Kankakee River

Illinois winters are brutal, but summer brings a special kind of beauty to the banks of the Kankakee River:

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