What are those flashing lights in Mentor-on-the-Lake?

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Mentor-on-the-Lake lights((Source: Mentor-on-the-Lake police))
Published: Sep. 13, 2023 at 10:47 AM EDT
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MENTOR-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio (WOIO) - Police now have the answers to what is causing the flashing lights on Lake Erie.

According to Mentor-on-the-Lake police, they looked into the matter after receiving several complaints from residents.

Police said the flashing is being caused by two buoys (turbidity sensors).

The flashing is a yellow/orange color and flashes at a steady rate of every three-four seconds.

Click here for more information on the buoys.

Police added the are not discouraging our residents from reporting concerning activity on Lake Erie.