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Ice may form on Lake Erie this week

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The first patches of ice are expected to form on the west end of Lake Erie later this week. That is 3 weeks earlier than last year. The water temperature off the shore of Point Place now sits at 34 degrees. The surge of cold air this coming week will keep temperatures below the freezing mark most of the week. Computer models show the cold air will be enough for ice development along the shoreline in about 5-8 days from now.

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