Great Lakes Ice Cover Is the Largest We’ve Seen This Century

Great lakes ice cover

MODIS satellite image of the Great Lakes on Feb. 7, 2014. Bright white in this image shows mainly clouds over the Great Lakes, however, you can see lake ice in southern and western Lake Michigan, southern Lake Superior, and far western Lake Erie. (UW-SSEC/Google Earth)

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Severe weather effecting travel across the United States

Backed up: Emergency personnel respond to an accident on southbound Interstate 43 (I-43) south of Mequon Rd near the N. Port Washington Rd overpass in Mequon, Wisconsin on Sunday

Backed up: Emergency personnel respond to an accident on southbound Interstate 43 (I-43) south of Mequon Rd near the N. Port Washington Rd overpass in Mequon, Wisconsin on Sunday

Travel chaos hits the East Coast: 5,500 flights are canceled as deadly ice storm that dumped a foot of snow over weekend barrels north

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