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Burlington Free Press: Lake Champlain looks to be frozen over from one side to the other—but don’t try motoring across the ice to New York in your Humvee just yet. The meaning of “frozen over” is a bit imprecise.

Here’s what we know, according to the National Weather Service: High-resolution MODIS satellite photos show ice pretty much everywhere on the lake, except for a few relatively small patches. That’s enough for National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew Loconto to offer a rough characterization: “99% frozen.”

Read more about the near-complete freezing of Lake Champlain.

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