Lake Erie is almost completely frozen now. That means little or no more lake effect snow for awhile. Check out this tug breaking ice just few days ago for a ship to pass.
Tug MANITOU Breaking Ice at Night -Jan 17, 2011.
MANITOU is shown in this night video while breaking ice for the EDGAR B. SPEER at Erie, Pennsylvania at 1900 hours on January 17, 2011. The video was shot over the course of three hours.