Great Lakes ice coverage from 2014 vs 2018 - WNEM TV 5

Great Lakes ice coverage from 2014 vs 2018

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Source: National Weather Service Source: National Weather Service

What a difference a couple of years can make.

The National Weather Service Gaylord posted a picture today comparing Great Lakes ice coverage levels from the 2013-2014 winter season, and now.

On March 4, 2014, ice coverage on the Great Lakes stood at 90 percent.

The 2017-2018 winter season has been much milder, and on March 4, Great Lakes ice coverage was only about 38 percent. With most of that ice coverage found on Lake Superior.

>>To see how snowfall totals stack up this year, versus the average, click here<<

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