73
      Friday
      84 / 65
      Saturday
      86 / 67
      Sunday
      87 / 68

      Great Lakes ice cover reaches highest level since 1993

      As of Wednesday morning, ice coverage is at about 87 percent, making it the highest level since the winter of 1993.

      The Great Lakes are now almost completely covered in ice.

      As of Wednesday morning, ice coverage is at about 87 percent, according to the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. That makes it the highest level since the winter of 1993.

      Normal ice coverage for this time of year is 35 percent.

      Early March is typically the normal peak and that's typically only about 40 percent.