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Arctic air is an ice machine for Lake Erie

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The arctic air is making ice on the lakes. Lake Erie is ice covered on our end of the lake and has been for awhile, but the ice concentration is building fast to the east. A week ago 1/10 of the lake was covered in ice, today half of the lake is ice covered and nearly 8/10 of the lake will be icy by Friday. The ice thickness is also growing. Right now the average depth is 4" for western Lake Erie, that could double by Friday.

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