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10 Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Young drivers new to the snowy roads can benefit from a review of how to drive safe in winter conditions, but they aren't the only ones.

Take a look at 10 tips for safe winter driving.

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Ice Finally Gone From Great Lakes

We've been waiting for this news for months.

Many, many, months.

The ice on the Great Lakes has finally melted.

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Cold Lake Michigan Water Temperatures Create Risk

Memorial Day weekend brought near-perfect weather across Michigan.

Many enjoyed the water over the holiday.

Even with outdoor temperatures in the 80s, the cold waters of Lake Michigan still create a big risk.

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Swimming And Kayaking With Ice In Lake Superior Over Memorial Day Weekend [Video]

There was still ice on Lake Superior over Memorial Day weekend, but that didn't stop swimmers and kayakers from braving the cold waters.

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There Is Still Ice On The Great Lakes

We've waited a long time to enjoy temperatures regularly in the 70s and even into the 80s, but the Great Lakes haven't gotten the memo.

There is still ice on the Great Lakes.

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Ice on Great Lakes May Create Cold Summer

After a long winter and chilly start to spring, we're all looking forward to summer.

Not so fast.

All that ice that still remains on the Great Lakes may mean summer will be cooler than we'd like.

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Great Lakes still over half covered with ice

Cold weather records continue to be broken as total ice coverage on the Great Lakes is still over 50%.

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A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
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Extreme Weather: Lake Michigan Sets All-time Ice Coverage Record; Grand River Has Flood Risk

Lake Michigan reached an all-time high level of ice coverage over the weekend while deep snow has many on alert for risk of flooding.

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Temperature Swings Create Big Changes in Great Lakes Ice Coverage

After hitting a seasonal high of 88.4% ice coverage over a week ago, ice on the Great Lakes melted quickly following warmer temperatures and rain.

Now ice coverage is climbing again.

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Calvin Students Jump in Frozen Pond [Photos]

Hundreds of Calvin College students celebrated Valentine's Day by jumping into an icy cold pond at the annual Sem Pond Jump on Calvin's campus.

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Icy Michigan Winter Confusing Waterfowl – How You Can Help

Ice cover on the Great Lakes is confusing some waterfowl and causing them to become stranded.

Learn what you can do to help.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Watch Animation of Great Lakes Ice Coverage Over Last 30 Days

Great Lakes ice coverage was measured at 80.4% on February 11.

That number has been growing quickly over the past 30 days.

See just how quickly with an animated graphic.

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