Alberta man’s bowl of noodles freezes, suspends fork mid-air in frigid temperatures

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Noodles freeze in mid-air as Calgary battles extreme cold
WATCH: Calgarian Jonathan Scholes demonstrated how cold it's been in Calgary on Feb. 10, when he posted video showing his bowl of noodles frozen in mid-air – Mar 3, 2019

An Alberta man has a whole new take on grabbing food from the frozen aisle.

Jonathan Scholes, who lives in Calgary, decided to demonstrate just how frigid it has been this past month by leaving a bowl of hot, boiling noodles outside.

His video showed noodles and a fork suspended in the air, hardened in place at -30 C on Feb. 10.

It was so cold in Calgary that steaming, hot noodles froze outside. Courtesy: Jonathan Scholes

According to Scholes, it took about 10 to 15 minutes for the noodles to freeze solid.

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This past February was one for the record books for many cities across Canada, including Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Winnipeg.

For Calgary, it’s the third-coldest February on record with mean temperatures around -19 C.

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Calgary did not have a single “normal” temperature in February, meaning every high, low and mean temperature was below seasonal.

– With files from Global News weather anchor Jodi Hughes

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