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Frozen Chicago: What The Windy City Looks Like Under Ice, Thanks To The Polar Vortex (PHOTOS)

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With temperatures in Chicago hobbling above zero for the first time in 37 hours Tuesday afternoon, it appears some relief is finally within sight for the Windy City.

But while "ChiBeria" will soon be a thing of the past, we'll still have some incredibly remarkable photos to show for the bitterly cold, icy, undeniably unpleasant series of days.

Thanks for the memories, polar vortex.

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    Weather Channel producer Shawn Reynolds tweeted this incredible photo taken by pilot Hank Cain of a tundra-like Chicago, from above.
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    And here's what all that ice and cold tomfoolery looks like up close. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
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    (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
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    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
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    (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
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    (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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