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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Tuesday's frigid temperatures are shockingly clear in this satellite photo of the Great Lakes, shared by WGN's Tom Skilling on Facebook. [via]

great lakes cold lake effect

Climate Central offers a detailed explanation of the current cold snap, which apparently has a tropical connection.

 
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