Meteorologist's viral video explains why people shouldn’t eat icicles: 'You're eating poop'

According to the meteorologist icicles contain things people probably don’t want to eat

A meteorologist went viral recently for a video explaining why icicles should be avoided as cuisine.

Katie Nickolaou, a meteorologist Sioux City, Iowa recently took to TikTok to deliver a PSA about icicles.


Don’t eat icicles! Please respect the fact that I edited out the original woman in the video (I have her permission) ##IciclePoop

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In the video, Nickolaou reveals how icicles are formed, informing viewers that the icicles are often made of things most people wouldn’t want to eat.

“When icicles form, it’s from water that melts off of your roof and runs down the side of a building. Well, here’s the thing – you know what else is on your roof? Bird poop. A lot of it," Nickolaou says in the now viral video.

Her video has since been viewed over 12 million times, with many revealing they have made the mistake of eating icicles. Luckily, now people know to avoid this wintertime snack.