Water Freezes Mid-Air as Temperatures Fall in Illinois

A cup of water instantly froze when it was thrown into the air by a police officer in Mascoutah, Illinois, video shared on February 15 shows.

The National Weather Service (NWS) warned of hazardous travel on Monday as a winter storm swept through western Illinois and eastern Missouri.

Temperatures dipped to near zero Fahrenheit, with wind chills in the -15 degrees range, reports said. Credit: Mascoutah Police Department via Storyful