Great Lakes Nearly 88% Covered in Ice
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Mar 2, 2015 11:57 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Queen Elsa, the star of the Disney movie "Frozen," apparently paid a visit to the Great Lakes in February and left them nearly covered in ice.

As of Feb. 28, the combined Great Lakes were nearing last year's March 6 total of 92%. Three of the Great Lakes were up to 95% covered. According to the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL), Lake Erie measured 96% coverage, Lake Superior measured 95.3%, Lake Erie was 95.9%, and Lake Huron is at 95.82%. Lake Ontario, one of the deepest lakes compared to its surface area, has seen ice coverage ...

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