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Oklahoma storm leaves behind 'Speed Limit' sign in ice

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Ben Hooper
The ice on a speed limit sign retains its shape while melting in Mustang, Okla. Photo by @barbiereif/Twitter
The ice on a speed limit sign retains its shape while melting in Mustang, Okla. Photo by @barbiereif/Twitter

MUSTANG, Okla., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma resident captured a photo of an unusual relic of a thawing ice storm -- a speed limit sign that left its imprint on a thin sheet of ice.

The picture, posted to Twitter by @barbiereif, shows a sheet of ice falling from a speed limit sign in Mustang, Okla., and retaining its shape, including the letters and numbers spelling out "Speed Limit 25."

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"Ice Storm 2015 has started to melt. Power on, uverse not," the uploader wrote.

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for all 77 counties in the state following the weekend's ice storm and ensuing flooding.

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