Driver Navigates Flooded Lake Erie Port Amid Crashing Waves

A winter storm created gusty winds and crashing waves along the Lake Erie port in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, February 27.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a lake-effect snow warning on Thursday, cautioning against travel in the high winds and blowing snow along Lake Erie. Wind speeds up to 51 mph were recorded in Erie, while winds at other lakeshore locations reached 61 mph, according to an NWS report.

This video, filmed by Dave Hartland, shows waves from Lake Erie crashing onto the flooded port in Erie as a vehicle drives along. Credit: Dave Hartland via Storyful