Snownado filmed swirling amid Chicago snowstorm

By Ben Hooper Contact the Author   |  Feb. 12, 2018 at 2:23 PM
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Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A snowstorm brought more than just 7 inches of snow to Chicago -- it caused a rare snownado caught on camera by a local woman.

Amber Connor captured video Friday of the snownado, a winter whirlwind also known as a snow devil, swirling at the side of a Chicago road.

The video shows the mini tornado spinning snow through the air next to a line of parked cars.

The footage was filmed amid a snowstorm that dropped more than 7 inches of snow on the area.

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