Alt News May 13, 2013
Giant Ice Wall Blown Ashore In Slow Motion

You have to check out this video - it is one of the most crazy weather phenomenons we've ever seen.

In Minnesota, spring hasn't quite arrived yet. In fact, in northern Minnesota, Lake Mille Lacs Lake is still covered in ice.

Over the weekend, the northwest winds were so powerful, they actually pushed a wall of ice off the lake and onto the shore in slow motion.

It takes a few minutes, but after you start the video, you can fast forward to different parts to get a sense of how the ice slowly reached the shore - damaging houses along the lake.

Here's a few times to check out: the 1:30 mark, the 2:20 mark, the 3:20 mark, and the 4:20 mark. By the time, you get to 5:20, the shoreline is covered and the ice is right up against the houses - even caving in a door.


The same thing happened in Manitoba in Ochre Beach, after powerful winds blew a wall of ice ashore off Dauphin Lake - damaging nearby homes, including several that were completely crushed.

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