|GLERL January 19 image of Lake Erie. Blue is open water.|
On the southern shore of Lake Erie, where the temperatures normally are warmest, the forecast is frigid. In Cleveland the outlook is for highs in the teens and lows in the single digits.
|Cleveland 5-day forecast screenshot courtesy Accuweather.|
Odds are strongly in favor that by the end of the week, Lake Erie will be completely frozen over.
Lake Erie last froze over in 2010 much later in the season (February 13). And prior to 2010 the last time Erie froze was the 1995-96 winter season.
We will continue to watch the epic freeze as the winter marches on.