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Brilliant blue sky provides gorgeous backdrop for frost-coated trees in Wilmington, Illinois

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...

After a winter storm, ice coats branches of a tree in Wilmington, Illinois so thickly that they look like 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...

Naked trees are coated with ice and icicles after a winter ice storm in Wilmington, Illinois

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...

Ice coated pine tree - the beauty after a winter storm in 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

Winter wonderland in Wilmington, Illinois, following the first snowfall of the year

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

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