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It's so cold in the Midwest that thousands of ice balls have formed on Lake Michigan

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Staff at Holland State Park in Michigan want you to know: “It's cold as balls out here!”
Ice balls, that is. Thousands of them washed up on Lake Michigan's icy shore Friday. Staff posted about the natural curiosity on the park's Facebook page.
“We went down to the beach to check on things and we saw these large ice balls,” park supervisor Sean Mulligan told the Detroit Free Press. “I had heard of them before, but I hadn't ever seen them.”
The ice balls, ranging from the size of baseballs to large yoga balls, covered the Michigan lakeshore, Mulligan said.
Ice balls form when turbulent water...
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