Ice on Lake Erie-Latest Image

April 4, 2011 Updated Apr 4, 2011 at 10:49 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Ice on Lake Erie-Latest Image

April 4, 2011 Updated Apr 4, 2011 at 10:49 AM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW-NOAA)

Even though the temps don't reflect it...spring-like weather can't be that far away. Here's the latest Satellite photo from the National Weather Service out of Buffalo showing the ice fractured and melting .

Local police and fire officials are warning residents to keep children and pets away from the extremely hazardous ice conditions on the lake.