January 9, 2015 12:27 pm

Automatic sprinkler system turns neighbourhood into winter wonderland


Residents in one Baton Rouge, Louisiana community woke up Thursday morning to discover someone had forgotten to turn off the automatic sprinkler system.

How did they know? Because temperatures overnight had fallen below freezing – and parts of their neighbourhood, coated in sheets of ice, resembled a winter wonderland.

According to WVLA News in Baton Rouge, residents of the Windermere neighbourhood were fascinated by the bizarre “ice sculptures” the sprinklers had created, and came out to take photos of the impromptu display.

Temperatures in Baton Rouge are above freezing as of Friday, but are expected to drop back below freezing by the middle of next week.

Windermere residents could be treated to another ice show if someone forgets to turn off the sprinklers again.

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