The polar vortex of 2019 has frozen Lake Erie to about 80 percent ice. The extreme cold has frozen the Cuyahoga River, too. And you can watch it on our Music Box Supper Club bridge cam. Watch the timelapse video on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Lake Erie is a marvel in the ice. And despite the cold, we know you lake lovers are exploring the shore, taking photos with frozen fingers. So show them off. Enter up to three photos in RocktheLake’s inaugural Winter Beach photo contest. Check out cleveland.com/rock-the-lake for the full rules and the entry form. Meanwhile, enjoy…

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The polar vortex is whirling away, and temperatures will rise above freezing this weekend. See the full National Weather Service forecast, from Avon Point to Willowick. Friday: Variable winds 5 knots or less. A chance of snow, mainly before noon. Waves 1 foot or less. High of 21. Friday night: Variable winds less than 5 knots…

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The cold is back, after Wednesday’s rain. And Lake Erie will get wild. There’s a small craft advisory through Friday. Take a look at the National Weather Service Forecast, from Avon Point to Willowick. Friday: West-southwest wind 18 to 23 knots, with gusts as high as 30 knots. A chance of snow showers, mainly before…

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Bring the whole family for this free event between Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum. Almost 30 ice displays will be set up, along with fun family activities. Plus, the Science Center and Rock Hall will offer free admission.  Slide down the North Coast Harbor Ice Slide   Character Meet &…

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Gleaming yachts, 40 feet long, tricked out with endless seating, fancy kitchens, and rows of outboard engines. Outboards are everywhere at the 2019 Progressive Cleveland Boat Show, from fishing boats to nearly million-dollar power yachts. See the full story at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Plus, see seven of the most luxurious, largest, most impressive (and most expensive boats)…

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Winter has finally arrived in Cleveland. Rapid ice growth is expected on Lake Erie starting Sunday, thanks to frigid temperatures. The whole weekend is looking cold, windy and snowy — unless, like me, you’re spending every day in the cheerful summer escape of the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show. Here’s what to expect, according to the…

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We’re still nowhere near ice fishing weather. The Lake Erie water temperature is 36 off Toledo and 38 off Cleveland, according to the nearshore marine forecast.  The Rocky River, other area streams and the lake are currently muddy from recent rain, but will be in good shape in time for the weekend, said Cleveland Metroparks aquatic…

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Dozens of ice sculptures will be on display around the shores of Lake Erie for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, when North Coast Harbor celebrates its fifth annual Ice Fest.  Marvel at ice carving, slide down an ice slide or meet the sisters from the movie Frozen. You can also enjoy free admission at the…

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