How long would it take for 600 pounds of ice to melt in Phoenix heat?

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How long does 600 pounds of ice take to melt? (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) How long does 600 pounds of ice take to melt? (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

How long would it take for a 600-pound block of ice to melt in the Phoenix heat?

With temperatures at 117 degrees on Monday and 118 degrees on Tuesday, you would believe it wouldn’t take long.

3TV/CBS 5 held a live stream of ice melting in the parking lot to determine the length it would take.

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Our live stream was up for over 36 hours as the ice slowly melted away.

Check out this time-lapse of the ice melting away.

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