UPDATE - Entire Great Lakes System - Now Reportedly 87.3 percent Covered with Ice Feb. 12, 2014

Feb. 8, 2014

Great Lakes ice cover update: 87 percent frozen, could set record next week

Feb.12, 2014



Lake Superior set a NEW Record for Ice Cover this week at 92%, breaking the old record of 91% on Feb. 5, 1994.  More ice and snow coming in the next week. Read more below in this story......

Great Lakes ice cover spreading rapidly; see which lake set a new record



Great Lakes ice cover approaching highest levels for twenty years


This shows the general water temperature and areas that have ice cover on them. The areas with color shows water temperatures above that magic 32° line where ice can form. Areas without color have water temperatures cold enough to support ice that is continuing to grow and thicken. For a closer look at the ice on Lake Superior, check out the picture below.