Lakes need more cold before getting more snow
Ice conditions in the Bemidji area have not improved much in the past week. The warmer temperatures have started to melt some of the snow cover, but the runoff is adding to the slush problems on many lakes.
Most of the local lakes have between 5 and 9 inches of ice, but there can be thin spots in the ice under deeper snow drifts or wherever there is slush on the ice.
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