Great Lakes Ice UpdateApril 10th, 2014 at 1:30 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
Click on the images to enlarge. We have never had this much ice on the Great Lakes in the 2nd week of April. The first image is from Coastwatch and shows a 54.8% ice coverage on the Great Lakes. Here’s the graph of ice this winter on Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Superior, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. Here’s the GLERL ice analysis for the Great Lakes and for Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Superior, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. You can check Michigan river levels here. Most river levels in Southern Lower Michigan are well above average flow. Here’s an example, the Grand River at Ionia. Here’s current Flood Advisories. Here’s HPC’s total rainfall forecast for the next 7 days.