When you visit this natural wonder of the world, you expect the 3,160 tons of water every second to come hurling over the waterfalls, until this wintery moment where it wasn't.
With near-record low temperatures on New Year's Day, even hearty Western New Yorkers headed straight indoors to stay warm.
Niagara Falls and Buffalo New York are accustomed to extreme weather and brutal winters. While mass amounts of snowfall are typical, these types of sub-freezing temperatures this early in the winter are not typical.
The area around the falls tends to ice over, but rarely does the water stop flowing.
And the results are not to be missed.