Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Frozen Niagara Falls: Check out this incredible slideshow (video)

See also

Frozen Niagara Falls captured by incredible images. A Reuters photographer took some amazing pictures of the partially frozen over waterfall. According to The Atlantic on Jan. 9, there was a hoax image going around in 2011 that looks very much like the real thing seen today.

Update: Frozen Niagara Falls: Spectacular night video of partially frozen falls (video)

Reuters filed these photographs at 10:48pm, many hours after the 2011 photograph started to spread. It is only a slight stretch to say, Reuters filed after people needed a photograph of Niagara Falls frozen. So many people wanting such a photo in their timelines practically wills them into existence.

Frozen Niagara Falls is just the latest in a string of images from the "polar vortex." As it moved across the Midwest to New York, photos of frozen landmarks emerged on the Internet. First Wisconsin, then Chicago, followed by Lake Ontario and even the Hudson River. How could Niagara Falls be missed?

As previously reported in, "Frozen pipes: Frigid weather keeps plumbers busy in winter chill," the "Polar Vortex" has left a path of destruction in its wake. The natural beauty of the partially frozen falls are not to be missed.

Officially there is a "frozen Niagara Falls" every winter, at least partially. Today's photos are every bit as dramatic. The images are of the American falls, not the Horseshoe Falls that are actually shared with Canada.

Both the real and hoax photos are making the rounds on Twitter and Facebook. Growing up near Niagara Falls, I can attest to the beauty of the frozen version. And it is every bit as cold as it looks.

What do you think about the Frozen Niagara Falls story? Please drop in your comments below.

Recent articles from this Examiner (click on the link to read):

"The Wolf of Wall Street": Hedonistic romp makes corruption look sexy

Old Spice mom ad: Funny and creepy campaign creates buzz

Frozen pipes: Frigid weather keeps plumbers busy in winter chill

Bigfoot hunter promises North American tour with body of dead creature

Winter storm Hercules: Social media lights up with celebrity comments

UFO sightings across California reported on New Year's Eve

Advertisement

News

  • Jar-Jar is more popular than Congress
    A new poll shows Jar-Jar Binks is more popular than Congress
    Video
    Video
  • Missing girl found
    After 9 months of being missing, Abigail Hernandez is back with her family
    US News
  • Tree destroyed by beetles
    A tree meant to honor Beatle George Harrison has been destroyed by beetles
    Top News
  • Mystery flags on bridge
    Mysterious white flags have replaced the American ones on the Brooklyn Bridge
    New York
  • Weird Al album debut
    Weird Al's new album has officially debuted at no. 1
    Music
  • Broncos owner resigns
    Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has resigned due to Alzheimer's
    Sports

Related Videos:

  • Miguel Panduwinata: Did young boy predict his death on Malaysia Flight 17?
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/EDCB0d61vKk?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Elizabeth Ramsey: Stepmother starved her son to death, forced him to eat feces
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/9Q077Dgqxo4?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Angry husband sends wife spreadsheet of a month of sex rejections
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518331091" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518331091&autoStart=true"></div>