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It's so cold the Great Lakes are turning into massive frozen plain
It's so cold the Great Lakes are turning into massive frozen plain

It is so cold this winter that the five Great Lakes are freezing over, joining Niagara Falls in a dramatic ice makeover. Lake Erie is nearly totally frozen and Lake Superior and Lake Huron aren’t far behind. Large swaths of Lake Michigan and Lake Ontario are also iced. Overall, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory reported that 84.4% of the lakes were under ice cover. Last winter, freakishly cold weather caused record-setting levels of ice in four of the five Great Lakes, with 92.2% coverage by early March. The record for all lakes was set in 1979 with 94.7% ice coverage. Winter’s icy...

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