Having trouble receiving FOX 17? Click here:

Giant Ice Balls Wash Up on Lake Michigan Shoreline

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
ice balls

From YouTube

GLEN ARBOR, Mich. — A video of massive ice balls washing up along the Lake Michigan shoreline in Glen Arbor is starting to make the rounds on national weather websites.

The video, posted on January 8 by YouTube user headsonfire, has gotten more than 800,000 views in less than two days.

According to AccuWeather.com, the ice balls are formed when water from the lake begins to freeze and is pushed ashore by wave action.  The ice gets smoothed out and frozen into a round shape.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.