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Don't Share These Photos Of A Frozen Niagara Falls, They're Old

Update: the falls froze last night.

Posted on January 8, 2014, at 7:06 p.m. ET

Frozen pictures of Niagara Falls have been going around Twitter today. Although most of the country has been enveloped by the polar vortex, the falls are not frozen.

Frozen Beauty. Niagara Falls today!

GaryB

@GaryB0718

Frozen Beauty. Niagara Falls today!

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This particular photo of the falls was uploaded to Flickr in 2007.

This photo is also not from this year.

Niagara Falls in winter, US/Canada border #PolarVortex #ChiBeria

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@GoogleEarthPics

Niagara Falls in winter, US/Canada border #PolarVortex #ChiBeria

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It was first posted in January, 2012.

Update: this image is also old.

It's from 2011.

While the falls do have ice on them, they are not currently frozen. This is what it looked like as of earlier today.

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