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Credit: Barbaraellen Koch

After coming out of the warmest December on record, an Arctic blast hit Long Island last week bringing temperatures into the 20s with an even colder wind chill factor.

Thanks to the wind, these beautiful ice sculptures formed on the dock at Iron Pier Beach in Jamesport by the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 6. However, it surely doesn’t yet compare to last winter when the weather was cold enough to freeze large portions of Long Island Sound.

According to the National Weather Service, today’s temperatures could climb as high as 61 degrees though the heavy rain will continue. 

See more photos of the icy railings below

It’s your North Fork Sunday Scene.

Your North Fork Sunday Scene features weekly snap shots of life on Long Island’s top fork

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Previous North Fork Sunday Scenes:

Birds of many feathers in Riverhead

Blanket-wrapped horses

Katahdin sheep in Jamesport

Late fall harvest at Andrews Family Farm

Feisty Acres quail farm

Fall art in the fields

North Fork fall foliage

Healing with Horses

Harvest is coming

CSA pickup day at Biophilia

A postcard from Love Lane

Bring on summer

A stroll down Oregon Road

‘Zenful’ flowers in Baiting Hollow

Hello from this North Fork mama and her babies

North Fork asparagus is here