January 16, 2017

16 Photos That Show the Beauty of St. Louis' Weekend Ice Storm

OK, so this weekend's ice storm wasn't as stormy as anticipated (hey, we weren't wrong when we wrote The 15 Phases of a St. Louis Snow Storm -- we do have a tendency to overreact in this city!). Still, ice did come, leaving behind some rather beautiful results. Naturally, many of you took to Instagram to document it all. Here are sixteen of our favorite photos from the icecalypse -- er, Ice Storm 2017.

OK, so this weekend's ice storm wasn't as stormy as anticipated (hey, we weren't wrong when we wrote The 15 Phases of a St. Louis Snow Storm -- we do have a tendency to overreact in this city!). Still, ice did come, leaving behind some rather beautiful results. Naturally, many of you took to Instagram to document it all. Here are sixteen of our favorite photos from the icecalypse -- er, Ice Storm 2017.

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Defiance looks like a winter wonderland. Photo courtesy of Instagram / lizzie_h_.
Defiance looks like a winter wonderland. Photo courtesy of Instagram / lizzie_h_.
Tower Grove Park looks gorgeous no matter what the weather. Photo courtesy of Instagram / brandiempiper.
Tower Grove Park looks gorgeous no matter what the weather. Photo courtesy of Instagram / brandiempiper.
So pretty. Photo courtesy of Instagram / schel314.
So pretty. Photo courtesy of Instagram / schel314.
Just hangin' out. Photo courtesy of Instagram / jbpawlak.
Just hangin' out. Photo courtesy of Instagram / jbpawlak.
St. Charles looking pretty on January 15. Photo courtesy of Instagram / lawyerwoodyapa.
St. Charles looking pretty on January 15. Photo courtesy of Instagram / lawyerwoodyapa.
"Beautiful yet dangerous." Photo courtesy of Instagram / stlbeckster.
"Beautiful yet dangerous." Photo courtesy of Instagram / stlbeckster.
South City. Photo courtesy of Instagram / jeetcchadha.
South City. Photo courtesy of Instagram / jeetcchadha.
"All flights are currently grounded." Photo courtesy of Instagram / matthewtgreen.
"All flights are currently grounded." Photo courtesy of Instagram / matthewtgreen.
Beautiful. Photo courtesy of Instagram / corehealthstl.
Beautiful. Photo courtesy of Instagram / corehealthstl.
Getting up close and personal with the ice in Shaw. Photo courtesy of Instagram / manelertr.
Getting up close and personal with the ice in Shaw. Photo courtesy of Instagram / manelertr.