What's New Ice boom removal at least two weeks away The Buffalo News (3/10) Ice on Lake Erie "still has a long way to go" before it melts enough to remove the ice boom. The National Weather Service shows 50 percent of Lake Erie is still covered with ice.
Lake effect snow slows as Lake Erie freezes over The Plain Dealer (1/16) The shallowest of the Great Lakes has been rapidly freezing up over the past week - and ice growth has accelerated rapidly the last two days. Although Lake Erie rarely freezes entirely, said a water expert at the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Michigan.
Powerful winds raise lake level at Buffalo WCAX-TV (Burlington, VT) (1/30) The powerful winds hitting the Midwest overnight caused Lake Erie's water level to rise more than 10 feet in just a couple of hours at Buffalo, N.Y., and drop more than 5 feet at Toledo, Ohio.
Heavy rains raise water levels in Lake Erie WTOL - Toledo (5/17) Last month's heavy rain helped contribute to a higher water level in Lake Erie that is affecting beachgoers, recreational boaters and freight shipping in Ohio.
Hundreds of tires wash ashore WPVI-TV (10/21) Hundreds of tires have washed up on the shores of Lake Erie and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection wants to know why.
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