The official start of spring may just be a few weeks away, but residents along Lake Erie wouldn’t know it.
Warmer weather is bringing a chilly look to Lake Michigan.
The once-frozen-over body of water is starting to melt as spring approaches, which is causing the ice to break apart.
The pieces of ice are then pushed together by the water underneath, creating a stunning display of ice shards on the water.
The mesmerizing mountains of ice have been captured in images and shared on social media.
While the frozen formations are great for photos, the U.S. Coast Guard is warning people from getting too close.
“No ice is safe ice, especially this time of year,” U.S. Coast Guard boatswain’s mate Chief Petty Officer Grant Heffner told Michigan Live Wednesday. “The ice is definitely deteriorating and breaking apart.”
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