Brutal cold air temps in the lower negative teens with wind chills of minus twenty five below Fahrenheit (-25 °F or -31 °C) turned Downtown Saint Cloud, MN into a virtual Ghost Town during the overnight almost nobody was out walking or driving around.
Footage shot around downtown Saint Cloud of the brutal sub zero cold weather of nearly empty road and digital signs showing the time and temp that ranged from -12°F to -17°F.
When the weather gets this cold, Black Ice from the frozen exhaust on the road surfaces can become a hidden hazard.
Clip 1 Temp showing -17°F at Midnight in the truck.
Clip 2 People bundled up in the cold in downtown Saint Cloud, MN.
Clip 3 Minivan that slid off Highway 23 from the black ice just on the east side of downtown.
Clip 4-5 at 10:05 PM the temp was -12°F.
Clip 6-7 at 11:12 PM the temp dropped to -14.6°F
Clip 8-9 An empty downtown with only a couple cars driving.
Clip 10 Highway 23 or Division Ave across the road form the City Hall with only one vehicle on this normally very busy road.
Clip 11 Traffic in the cold.
Clip 12 Highway 23 or Division Ave across the road form the City Hall with sparse traffic on this normally very busy road.