How about this, the Great Lakes are 74.6 percent ice covered.  At this time last year, the lakes combined were just 27.8 percent covered.

According to the Detroit Free Press, Lake Superior is 94 percent ice covered as of last week.  The first time the largest Great Lake has had more than 90 percent ice coverage in four years.

How about the other Great Lakes?  Lake Michigan is 40.2 percent ice covered.  At this point last year, it was 10.8 percent.

Lake Huron is 84.8 percent ice covered.  At this time last year, it was 20.3 percent.  Lake Eric is 94.1 percent ice covered and Lake Ontario is 23.3 percent ice covered.

Cold temps Up North could push Superior to 95 percent ice coverage, before milder temps move into Michigan the middle to end of next week.