Great Lakes Home Encased in Ice

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – When the 60 mph winds blew through southeast Michigan, they also blew straight over to the other side of the Great Lakes and hammered homes near Rochester, New York. One of those homes – is now an ice palace.

Yes, Elsa could make herself quite comfortable in this place – the cold never bothered her anyway. The house is in the town of Webster just east of Rochester, and everything is frozen over with a solid sheet of ice picked up from Lake Ontario.

The violent winds went from gusts of 60 mph in Detroit to 70 and even 80 mph in Rochester. More than 100,000 customers were knocked offline from the store.

The spray from the waves crashing on the shore froze, as temperatures plunged into the teens.

According to, the homeowners weren’t locked inside their ice palace – the home is a remote beach house that sits just 25 feet from the shore of Lake Ontario.

Temperatures aren’t expected to climb above 32 degrees until Friday.

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