Lake Erie

The Lake Erie-Niagara River Ice Boom Has Suffered Damage
Unusually strong winds gusting as high as 74 mph this afternoon caused the Lake Erie-Niagara River Ice Boom to suffer damage flooding the Niagara River with Ice. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz confirmed the event this evening after portions of the boom were spotted floating in the river.
Buffalo Earthquake
According to, there was an earthquake early Friday morning under Lake Erie.  It took place six miles southwest of Port Colburne, Ontario and registered 2.1 on the Richter scale.
2.1 isn't an earthquake you're gonna feel, unless maybe you were right on top of it...
Ice Boom Removal & Parking!
You know spring is springing (it doesn't actually spring until March 20th) in Buffalo when two things happen.
And both of those things are happening now!
First, the Niagara Power Authority is starting to remove the ice boom from Lake Erie...

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