Frozen Over: Lake Erie 94 Percent Covered in Ice

Image: NASA satellite image of frozen Lake Erie
Lake Erie shown in this NASA MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) satellite image captured on February 15, 2015. The aftermath of a deadly winter storm paralyzed much of the eastern United States on Tuesday and forecasters warned of the worst cold in two decades from another arctic front this week.NASA via Reuters

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Lake Erie was about 94 percent covered in ice this weekend, according to the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. A NASA satellite captured this view of the lake on February 15. The aftermath of a deadly winter storm paralyzed much of the eastern United States on Tuesday and forecasters warned of the worst cold in two decades from another arctic front this week.

Downtown Cleveland appears to rise from ice-covered Lake Erie in a view from Lakewood Park, in Lakewood, Ohio, on Tuesday.Mark Duncan / AP